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dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal
buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
boorish - rude; insensitive
charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.
doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties