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loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
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
pinnace - small boat
gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
repudiate - disown; disavow; deny
pulsate - throb; beat regularly; vibrate regularly
panoramic - denoting an unobstructed and comprehensive view; N. panorama: unbroken view of a wide area
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes
categorical - without exceptions; made without any doubt in mind; unqualified; absolute