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Vocabulary : People IV (Word to Meaning)


What is the meaning of each word?

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1.

supernumerary

  person in excess of number required.

  fellow from the countryside.

  person without professional ethics or tricky lawyer.

  advocate of extending voting rights (to women).

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2.

sadist

  traitor or person who changes sides.

  person who is helpless and homeless; abandoned child.

  person who derives pleasure in cruelty.

  teller of stories and anecdotes.

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3.

sybarite

  businessman who procures and supplies provisions.

  person who loves luxury and pleasure.

  person who is excessively proper.

  person who is helpless and homeless; abandoned child.

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4.

recluse

  adherents of a school of thought or religious faction.

  person who makes and sells wines.

  person specializing in classification (of animals).

  hermit or person who lives in isolation.

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5.

subaltern

  person who employs fallacious reasoning to deceive.

  junior officer or subordinate.

  attendants following a great person.

  adherents of a school of thought or religious faction.

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6.

proxy

  person in excess of number required.

  substitute or authorized agent.

  one who wastes money.

  deputy or substitute.

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7.

vagrant

  boxer.

  attendants following a great person.

  wanderer or idle person.

  person who dreads and hates foreigners and strangers.

  Half-n-half Clue
 


 
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