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proletarian - member of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
metropolis - large city
bouillon - clear beef (or meat) soup
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
flowery - full of flowers; full of ornate expressions
debilitate - weaken (esp. through heat, hunger, illness); enfeeble
objective - not influenced by emotions; fair; N: goal; aim
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
oust - expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting