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subaverage

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arid

  • adjective satellite lacking sufficient water or rainfall
    waterless.
    • an arid climate
    • a waterless well
    • miles of waterless country to cross
  • adjective satellite lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless
    desiccate; desiccated.
    • a technically perfect but arid performance of the sonata
    • a desiccate romance
    • a prissy and emotionless creature...settles into a mold of desiccated snobbery"-C.J.Rolo

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gladiatorship

Conduct, state, or art, of a gladiator.

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overprotect

  • verb care for like a mother
    fuss; mother.
    • She fusses over her husband
  • verb protect excessively
    • Don't overprotect your son--he is an adult now!

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priggism

The quality or state of being priggish; the manners of a prig. Ed. Rev.

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abstrusely

  • adverb in a manner difficult to understand
    • the professor's abstrusely reasoned theories were wasted on his students

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feminineness

  • noun the properties characteristic of the female sex
    femaleness.

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unrehearsed

  • adjective satellite with little or no preparation or forethought
    extemporaneous; extempore; offhand; ad-lib; offhanded; extemporary; impromptu; off-the-cuff.
    • his ad-lib comments showed poor judgment
    • an extemporaneous piano recital
    • an extemporary lecture
    • an extempore skit
    • an impromptu speech
    • offhand excuses
    • trying to sound offhanded and reassuring
    • an off-the-cuff toast
    • a few unrehearsed comments

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digladiation

Act of digladiating. Obs. "Sore digladiations and contest." Evelyn.

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globalise

  • verb make world-wide in scope or application
    globalize.
    • Markets are being increasingly globalized

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acrobatism

Feats of the acrobat; daring gymnastic feats; high vaulting.

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wobbliness

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sheer

  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right
  • verb cause to sheer
    • She sheered her car around the obstacle

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groveller

  • noun someone who humbles himself as a sign of respect; who behaves as if he had no self-respect
    fawner; bootlicker; truckler; groveler; apple polisher.

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austerely

  • adverb in an austere fashion
    • the church was austerely simple

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seem

  • verb give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
    look; appear.
    • She seems to be sleeping
    • This appears to be a very difficult problem
    • This project looks fishy
    • They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time
  • verb seem to be true, probable, or apparent
    appear.
    • It seems that he is very gifted
    • It appears that the weather in California is very bad

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rarified

  • adjective satellite having low density
    rarefied; rare.
    • rare gasses
    • lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air
  • adjective satellite of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
    idealistic; exalted; noble-minded; elevated; rarefied; grand; high-flown; high-minded; sublime; lofty.
    • an exalted ideal
    • argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks
    • a noble and lofty concept
    • a grand purpose

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lightweight

  • noun a professional boxer who weighs between 131 and 135 pounds
  • noun someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous
    whippersnapper; jackanapes.

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antifeminist

  • noun someone who does not believe in the social or economic or political equality of men and women

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skywriting

  • noun writing formed in the sky by smoke released from an airplane

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leftwing

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pretentiously

  • adverb in a pretentious manner
    • this author writes pretentiously

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imposture

  • noun pretending to be another person
    impersonation.

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leveraging

  • noun investing with borrowed money as a way to amplify potential gains (at the risk of greater losses)
    leverage.
  • verb supplement with leverage
    leverage.
    • leverage the money that is already available

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precociousness

  • noun intelligence achieved far ahead of normal developmental schedules
    precocity.

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preponderating

  • adjective satellite having superior power and influence
    preponderant; overriding; paramount; predominant; predominate.
    • the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism
  • verb weigh more heavily
    outweigh; overbalance; outbalance; preponderate.
    • these considerations outweigh our wishes

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vapidity

  • noun the quality of being vapid and unsophisticated
    jejuneness; jejunity; tameness; vapidness.

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nerdy

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aristocratism

The principles of aristocrats. Romilly.

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commercialize

  • verb exploit for maximal profit, usually by sacrificing quality
    • The hotel owners are commercializing the beaches
  • verb make commercial
    market; commercialise.
    • Some Amish people have commercialized their way of life

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exsiccation

The act of operation of drying; evaporation or expulsion of moisture; state of being dried up; dryness. Sir T. Browne.

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criollo

  • noun a Spanish American of pure European stock (usually Spanish)
    • Mexico is a country of mestizos, criollos, and indigenes
  • noun cocoa of superior quality

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omnivorousness

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declasse

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snobbism

  • noun the trait of condescending to those of lower social status
    snobbery; snobbishness.

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toughly

  • adverb in a ruggedly tough manner
    • toughly vigorous story-telling

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improbity

Lack of probity; want of integrity or rectitude; dishonesty.
Persons . . . cast out for notorious improbity. Hooker.

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foreshorten

  • verb reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
    reduce; cut; abbreviate; abridge; shorten; contract.
    • The manuscript must be shortened
  • verb shorten lines in a drawing so as to create an illusion of depth

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shoddiness

  • noun the quality of being cheaply imitative of something better
    trashiness.
  • noun the property of weakness by virtue of careless construction
    flimsiness.

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highbrow

  • noun a person of intellectual or erudite tastes
  • adjective satellite highly cultured or educated
    highbrowed.
    • highbrow events such as the ballet or opera
    • a highbrowed literary critic

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heavyweight

  • noun an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 201 pounds
  • noun a wrestler who weighs more than 214 pounds

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formidably

  • adverb in a formidable manner
    • the constant risk that attends the exchanges of human beings formidably armed

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adventurousness

  • noun the trait of being adventurous
    venturesomeness.

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bespectacled

  • adjective satellite wearing, or having the face adorned with, eyeglasses or an eyeglass
    monocled; spectacled.
    • a bespectacled grandmother
    • the monocled gentleman

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leftish

  • adjective satellite tending toward the political left

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flabbiness

  • noun a flabby softness
    limpness; flaccidity.

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effete

  • adjective satellite marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay
    decadent.
    • a decadent life of excessive money and no sense of responsibility
    • a group of effete self-professed intellectuals

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vagabondage

  • noun travelling about without any clear destination
    wandering; roving.
    • she followed him in his wanderings and looked after him

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postcolonial

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trinidadian

  • noun inhabitant or native of Trinidad
  • adjective of or relating to the island of Trinidad
    • Trinidadian rum

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vacuousness

  • noun indicative of or marked by mental vacuity and an absence of ideas
    • the vacuousness of her face belied her feelings

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westernise

  • verb make western in character
    occidentalise; occidentalize; westernize.
    • The country was Westernized after it opened up

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prestidigitation

  • noun manual dexterity in the execution of tricks
    sleight of hand.

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precociously

  • adverb in a precocious manner
    • her child behaves precociously

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straightjacket

  • noun a garment similar to a jacket that is used to bind the arms tightly against the body as a means of restraining a violent person
    straitjacket.

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westernize

  • verb make western in character
    occidentalise; occidentalize; westernise.
    • The country was Westernized after it opened up

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stultification

  • noun derision of someone or something as foolish or absurd or inconsistent
    befooling.
  • noun the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)
    deadening; impairment; constipation.

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globalize

  • verb make world-wide in scope or application
    globalise.
    • Markets are being increasingly globalized

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gigolo

  • noun a man who has sex with and is supported by a woman

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leftist

  • noun a person who belongs to the political left
    collectivist; left-winger.
  • adjective satellite believing in or supporting tenets of the political left
    left-wing; left-of-center.

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snobbery

  • noun the trait of condescending to those of lower social status
    snobbism; snobbishness.

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rarefied

  • adjective satellite having low density
    rarified; rare.
    • rare gasses
    • lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air
  • verb lessen the density or solidity of
    rarefy.
    • The bones are rarefied

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rethink

  • noun thinking again about a choice previously made
    second thought; afterthought; reconsideration.
    • he had second thoughts about his purchase
  • verb change one's mind
    • He rethought his decision to take a vacation

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faddism

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transformative

Having power, or a tendency, to transform.

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snob

  • noun a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
    snoot; snot; prig.

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vibrant

  • adjective satellite vigorous and animated
    vivacious.
    • a vibrant group that challenged the system
    • a charming and vivacious hostess
    • a vivacious folk dance
  • adjective satellite of sounds that are strong and resonating
    • the men's vibrant voices

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coxcombry

The manners of a coxcomb; foppishness.

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eurocentric

  • adjective focussed on Europe and the Europeans
    Europocentric.

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pabulum

  • noun any substance that can be used as food
    edible; victuals; victual; comestible; eatable.
  • noun insipid intellectual nourishment

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trademarked

  • adjective satellite (of goods and merchandise) labeled with proprietary (and legally registered) identification guaranteeing exclusive use
    • trademarked goods
  • verb mark with a brand or trademark
    brandmark; brand; trademark.
    • when this product is not branded it sells for a lower price

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sloppiness

  • noun the wetness of ground that is covered or soaked with water
    wateriness; muddiness.
    • the baseball game was canceled because of the wateriness of the outfield
    • the water's muddiness made it undrinkable
    • the sloppiness of a rainy November day
  • noun a lack of order and tidiness; not cared for
    unkemptness; slovenliness.

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islamist

  • noun a scholar who knowledgeable in Islamic studies
  • noun an orthodox Muslim

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elitist

  • noun someone who believes in rule by an elite group

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argentinean

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straitjacket

  • noun anything immaterial that severely hinders or confines
    • they defected because Russian dance was in a straitjacket
    • the government is operating in an economic straitjacket
  • noun a garment similar to a jacket that is used to bind the arms tightly against the body as a means of restraining a violent person
    straightjacket.

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commercialize

  • verb exploit for maximal profit, usually by sacrificing quality
    • The hotel owners are commercializing the beaches
  • verb make commercial
    market; commercialise.
    • Some Amish people have commercialized their way of life

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subnormality

  • noun the state of being less than normal (especially with respect to intelligence)
  • noun lack of normal development of intellectual capacities
    retardation; slowness; backwardness; mental retardation.

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pirate

  • noun someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own
    plagiarist; literary pirate; plagiariser; plagiarizer.
  • noun someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
    buccaneer; sea robber; sea rover.

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milieu

  • noun the environmental condition
    surroundings.

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dissident

  • noun a person who dissents from some established policy
    contestant; objector; dissenter; protester.
  • adjective satellite characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards
    heterodox; heretical.

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egghead

  • noun an intellectual; a very studious and academic person
    • in spite of her love of reading she denied being an egghead

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precocity

  • noun intelligence achieved far ahead of normal developmental schedules
    precociousness.

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borderline

  • noun a line that indicates a boundary
    delimitation; border; boundary line; mete.
  • adjective satellite of questionable or minimal quality
    marginal.
    • borderline grades
    • marginal writing ability

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unstinting

  • adjective satellite very generous
    overgenerous; unstinted; lavish; munificent; too-generous; unsparing.
    • distributed gifts with a lavish hand
    • the critics were lavish in their praise
    • a munificent gift
    • his father gave him a half-dollar and his mother a quarter and he thought them munificent
    • prodigal praise
    • unsparing generosity
    • his unstinted devotion
    • called for unstinting aid to Britain

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ambitiousness

  • noun a strong drive for success
    ambition.

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parisian

A native or inhabitant of Paris, the capital of France.

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connaturality

Participation of the same nature; natural union or connection. R.
A congruity and connaturality between them. Sir M. Hale.

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rootless

  • adjective satellite wandering aimlessly without ties to a place or community
    vagabond.
    • led a vagabond life
    • a rootless wanderer
  • verb dig with the snout
    rout; root; rootle.
    • the pig was rooting for truffles

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gamesmanship

  • noun the use of dubious (although not technically illegal) methods to win a game

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subnormal

  • noun a person of less than normal intelligence
  • adjective satellite below normal or average
    • after the floods the harvests were subnormal
    • subnormal intelligence

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thuggery

  • noun violent or brutal acts as of thugs

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purely

  • adverb restricted to something
    strictly.
    • we talked strictly business

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pigheadedness

  • noun resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires
    self-will; stubbornness; obstinacy; obstinance; bullheadedness.

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powerhouse

  • noun a highly energetic and indefatigable person
    human dynamo; ball of fire; fireball.
  • noun a team considered to be the best of its class

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copyrightable

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soulmates

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ethereal

  • adjective satellite characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air
    airy; aeriform; aerial; aery.
    • figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle
    • aerial fancies
    • an airy apparition
    • physical rather than ethereal forms
  • adjective of or containing or dissolved in ether
    • ethereal solution

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acrobatics

  • noun the gymnastic moves of an acrobat
    tumbling.
  • noun the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft
    aerobatics; stunt flying; stunting.

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poseur

  • noun a person who habitually pretends to be something he is not
    poser.

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infringe

  • verb go against, as of rules and laws
    run afoul; conflict; contravene.
    • He ran afoul of the law
    • This behavior conflicts with our rules
  • verb advance beyond the usual limit
    impinge; encroach.

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underpin

  • verb support from beneath
  • verb support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm
    corroborate; support; bear out.
    • The stories and claims were born out by the evidence

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generis

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elitism

  • noun the attitude that society should be governed by an elite group of individuals

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karaite

(Eccl. Hist.) A sect of Jews who adhere closely to the letter of the Scriptures, rejecting the oral law, and allowing the Talmud no binding authority; -- opposed to the Rabbinists.

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vibrancy

  • noun having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant
    ringing; sonorousness; plangency; reverberance; resonance; sonority.

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freethinking

  • noun the doctrine that reason is the right basis for regulating conduct
    rationalism.

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pablum

  • noun worthless or oversimplified ideas
    pap.
  • noun a soft form of cereal for infants

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bookish

  • adjective satellite characterized by diligent study and fondness for reading
    studious.
    • a bookish farmer who always had a book in his pocket
    • a quiet studious child

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snobbishness

  • noun the trait of condescending to those of lower social status
    snobbism; snobbery.

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