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boorish - rude; insensitive
interstice - narrow space between things
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
condone - overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
naivet - \'e(naivety) quality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility; ADJ. naive(na\"ive): ingenuous; lacking worldliness; simple; credulous
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering