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intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
agrarian - pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform
knack - special talent; art
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
renown - fame; ADJ. renowned