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indigence - poverty
entrance - put under a spell(condition caused by magical power); carry away(fill with strong feeling) with emotion; put into a trance; fill with delight
intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
diffuse - wordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive
prefatory - introductory; of a preface
simper - smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
litigation - lawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate