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a naive or gullible inhabitant of a rural area or small town

The meaning of the word yokel is a naive or gullible inhabitant of a rural area or small town.

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advocateone who defends or maintains a cause or proposal
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clamornoisy shouting
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trajectorythe curve that a body (such as a planet or comet in its orbit or a rocket) describes in space
dankunpleasantly moist or wet
bastiona projecting part of a fortification
sustenancemeans of support, maintenance, or subsistence : living
semblanceoutward and often specious appearance or show : form
sounda particular auditory impression : tone