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Anglophile

supporter of England, the English

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bibliophile

lover of books

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atrophy

lack of growth from disuse or want of nourishment

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evince

show clearly, disclose

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vanquish

overcome in battle; conquer

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ingratiate

work oneself into another's favor

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remiss

negligent

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aegis

shield or protection; sponsorship

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Draconian

harsh, severe, cruel

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Herculean

very difficult

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Lucullan

sumptuous, luxurious

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nemesis

punishment for evil deeds; one who inflicts such punishment

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plutocratic

having great influence because of one's wealth

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solon

a wise man, a legislator

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stentorian

very loud

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thespian

related to drama or acting

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su courant

well-informed, up-to-date

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bourgeoisie

middle class

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martinet

one who enforces very strict discipline

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philology

study (love) of language