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Vocabulary : People II (Word to Meaning)


What is the meaning of each word?

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1.

gadfly

  person who worries without cause (about his health).

  investigator or harsh questioner.

  irritating person; cattle-biting fly.

  person guilty of setting fire to property.

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2.

impostor

  person who assumes a false identity to swindle.

  gang or troop of nomads.

  class of persons next below nobility.

  one who turns one's thoughts inwards.

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3.

malingerer

  person who pretends to be ill to escape duty.

  tyrant or absolute ruler.

  a dwarf or a midget, underground spirit.

  businessman or person into risky ventures.

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4.

despot

  tyrant or absolute ruler.

  connoisseur of wine and food.

  connoisseur; dealer of animals.

  person who works for hire.

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5.

fancier

  one who devotes himself to religion or cause.

  connoisseur; dealer of animals.

  one who constantly talks about oneself.

  one who eats too much or is insatiably eager.

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6.

hermit

  a dwarf or a midget, underground spirit.

  person who studies human races.

  person who lives a life of solitude.

  one who eats too much or is insatiably eager.

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7.

diva

  prima donna or chief singer in an opera.

  refugee or exile.

  one who constantly talks about oneself.

  person who worries without cause (about his health).

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