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arriviste

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one who has recently acquired wealth and social position
  • the town's old money immediately shunned these vulgar arrivistes, who may have had the cash but certainly not the class

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The first known use of arriviste was in 1895

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“Arriviste.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/arriviste. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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