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4. polished, finished, refined, cultivated; urbane, suave, sophisticated, cosmopolitan, worldly; fashionable, stylish, & la mode, modish, high-toned, Sl. tony, high-class, Sl. classy, Inf. swank.
5. affected, mannered, unnatural; pretentious,
Inf. highfalutin, Inf. high-hat, on one's high horse; haughty, lordly, hoity-toity, arrogant, proud, snobbish, disdainful.

patrimony, n. 1. estate, inheritance, portion, share, lot; legacy, bequest, endowment, heirship, Archaic. heritance, gift; dot, dowry, Law. dower, Law. jointure, Law. hereditament; property, possessions, family real estate, family estate, family chattels or goods, holdings, belongings.
2. heritage, birthright; background, past, history; lineage, ancestry, anestral line, dynasty; family, heredity, inherited traits, genetic legacy; bloodline, pedigree, strain, stock, race.

patriot, n. nationalist, loyalist, jingo, jingoist, chauvinist, flag waver, hundred-percenter, U.S. spread-eagleist, lover of one's country.

patriotic, adj. nationalist, nationalistic, loyal, alle- giant, jingoist, jingoistic, jingoish, chauvinistic, flag-waving, public-spirited, U.S. spread-eagle.

patriotism, n. nationalism, national loyalty, al legiance, jingoism, chauvinism, U.S. spread-eagleism, love of country.

patrol, v. 1. make the rounds, walk a beat, keep vigil or guard, perform sentry duty, police; keep watch, hold watch, Inf. keep an eye out, Inf. keep one's eyes peeled, Inf. be on one's toes; guard, protect, watch over, monitor; stand guard over, secure, defend, safeguard; escort, conduct, convoy, ride shotgun.
-n. 2. sentinel, sentry, guard, garrison; scout, lookout, watchdog; protector, defender, guardian, guarder, guardsman, lifeguard, bodyguard; policeman, officer, patrolman, constable; ranger, forest ranger; jailer, warder, warden, keeper, turnkey,
Sl. screw, Sl. bull; custodian, watch, watchman, night watchman.
3. defense, defending, protection, protecting, safekeeping, vigilance; guarding, making rounds, walking the beat, policing, patrolling.

patrolman, n. policeman, police officer, state trooper, trooper, officer, constable; sentry, guard, patrol.
See - patrol
(def 2).

patron, n. 1. customer, client, subscriber, prospect; regular, habitud, frequenter, patronizer; shopper, purchaser, buyer, Chiefly Law. vendee, marketer; spectator, audience, theatergoer, goer; attender, attendant, visitor.
2. patroness, sponsor, promoter, backer, booster, fi-nancer, angel; benefactor, benefactress, Maecenas, philanthropist, Rockefeller; helper, abettor, succorer; advocate, seconder, favorer, upholder, exponent, supporter, partisan; maintainer, sustainer, mainstay; well-wisher, encourager, sympathizer, friend, befriender; guardian, guardian angel, good fairy; friend at court, connection, in; employer, boss, master,
Brit. Inf. governor, lord and master, patriarch, keeper; founder, saint.

patronage, n. 1. business, trade, custom, commerce; shopping, purchasing, buying, dealing, marketing; subscribing, subscription; attendance, attending, visits, visiting, participating, participation.
2. sponsorship, sponsoring, auspices, support, supporting; advocacy, advocating, defense, defending, seconding, championship, favoring, upholding; ministration, help, helping, abettal, abetting, aid, assistance; succor, succoring, encouraging, encouragement, sympathizing, sympathy; promotion, promoting, backing, boosting, financing; cultivation, fosterage; maintenance, maintaining, sustenance, sustaining; approval, countenance; guardianship, wardship, influence, protection, preservation, guidance, keeping; interest, charge; friendship, association.

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Be sure to stock up on reading materials before Chinese New Year, as Hong Kongs bookshops will be padlocked tight. In Cantonese, book is a homonym for lose.

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