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gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
amenities - convenient features that helps to make life pleasant; social courtesies
zephyr - gentle breeze; west wind
euthanasia - mercy killing
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly