from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Rising to or attaining position; “arriving.” See parvenu.
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NothiAg can be more ftrlkihgly poiite or parvenant than his mahners I his perfon graceful and all you could wifh j he feems to have good parts, great quickncfs, fays lively things in abundance without knowing it: in Ihort, his isjbeer wit.
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