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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
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
Elysium - place or condition of bliss
supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
truncate - cut the top off; shorten
immobility - state of being immovable
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger