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horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
partial - incomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something
unfeigned - genuine; real
subaltern - subordinate
incur - bring upon oneself
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
oligarchy - government by a privileged few
gist - essence; main point; substance
flaccid - flabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles