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stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
avocation - secondary or minor occupation
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
discernible - distinguishable; perceivable; Ex. discernible improvement
expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president
tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
lucrative - profitable; producing wealth
peddle - travel about selling (wares); CF. foot