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inane

lacking sense or substance, empty, silly, foolish

insularity

suggestive of the isolated life of an island; narrow-minded, provincial

plebeian

common or vulgar, members of a lower class

hauteur

arrogance, the quality of being proud and overbearing

anent

about, regarding, concerning

appertenance

something added to a more important thing; appendage, gear, accessories, trappings, apparatus

jackanapes

conceited or impudent person, mischievous child, pert or forward child, coxcomb

consummate

conclude, realize, achieve, complete; perfect in every respect, supremley skilled

onerous

oppressive, burdensome, troublesome

sententiously

saying much in a few words, full of meaning

scion

heir, descendant, offspring

divesting

forcing to give up, depriving, stripping, getting rid of

defalcation

the theft or misuse of money entrusted to one's care; embezzlemant, misappropriation

rubicund

ruddy, florid, reddish, inclined to healthy rosiness

tumbril

two-wheeled cart that can be tilted to dump a load, crude cart for carrying prisoners to their execution