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patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
florescence - condition or period of flowering
bombastic - pompous; using inflated language
context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
recuperate - recover; return to health; regain; Ex. recuperate losses
inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
disinclination - unwillingness
disband - dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.
disparage - belittle