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striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
clientele - body of customers
intrude - put or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in
behemoth - huge creature; something of monstrous size or power
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.