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1.) having to do with the middle class
2.) concerned with petty, materialistic interests; lacking in culture or refinement
1.) clear-sighted; unusually perceptive; discerning
2.) able to perceive matters beyond the ordinary senses
1.) doorkeeper; custodian; janitor
2.) hotel employee who handles mail, arranges for theater reservations, etc.
refugee; person who has fled from his or her native land because of political conditions
person suddenly risen to wealth or power who lacks the proper social qualifications; upstart
manservant who attends to the personal needs of his employer, as by taking care of his clothes
esprit de corps
feeling of union and common interest pervading a group; devotion to a group or to its ideals
1.) brief account of experience and qualifications submitted by an applicant for a position; curriculum vitae
famous case in law that arouses considerable interest; issue, person, incident, or situation attracting much attention
1.) bond; linking up; coordination of activities
2.) person who establishes and maintains this connection
letter de cachet
letter bearing a seal (e.g., of a French king before the Revolution) ordering the imprisonment without trial of a person the letter names
audience's demand for an additional performance; repetition or additional performance in response to applause
1.) stock of plays, operas, roles, compositions, etc, that a company or individual is prepared to perform
a la carte
according to the menu (bill of fare); dish by dish, from a menu stating the price for each dish
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