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perpetuate - make perpetual; make something last for a long time; preserve from extinction; N. perpetuity
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
filch - steal (things of small value)
gruesome - grisly; horrible
anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
rampart - defensive mound of earth
repartee - quick clever reply
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
responsiveness - state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment
proletarian - member of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)