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gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
indubitable - unable to be doubted; which cannot be doubted; unquestionable
incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
indite - write; compose
levity - lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience