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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
underscore - underline; emphasize
awful - terrible; very bad
iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
ominous - threatening; of an evil omen
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
portly - stout; corpulent
exude - flow out slowly; discharge (gradually); give forth; N. exudation
dyspeptic - suffering from indigestion; N. dyspepsia: indigestion; difficulty in digesting food
exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry