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gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
vital - full of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
rapture - great joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous
tablet - small round piece of medicine; flat piece of stone or metal bearing an inscription; Ex. stone tablet on the wall
incontinent - lacking self-restraint; not continent; licentious
forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference