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What's the term for a group of people who enjoy literary works?

I'm translating an essay to English from Korean, and it uses the term hyangyoo jibdan, which means "a group of people who enjoy literary works". What's the English term for that? (I've searched, but ...
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What is the practice of selling an item, in a place one cannot get out of, at a much higher price than its normal price?

If you go into an amusement park which you cannot go out of and back in (without a new ticket) or which is remote and far away from any shops, and find that a bottle of soft drink is being (legally) ...
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Is there an English word to describe when a sound “protrudes”?

I was going to go with "protrude" but I'm getting told it is not used in this sense and it wouldn't be understood. It's to describe the situation where the TV is on but you are doing something else ...
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Word for Following The Shift In “Immigration Patterns”

I'm looking for an effective word or words to replace immigration pattern. I use the phrase in a previous sentence, and would not like to reuse it again. I can't think of a better word choice to ...
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What do you call the “one who requests” and the “one who offers”?

In some sort of an exchange (maybe of services, maybe of items), there are those who seek and then request, and those who offer. What would be pleasent nouns to use for these roles? "requester"/"...