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timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
lineage - descent; ancestry
skulduggery - (skullduggery) dishonest behavior or action; Ex. skulduggery in the election
dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
hackneyed - commonplace; trite
perfidious - treacherous; disloyal; N. perfidy: treachery
ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify