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presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
germinal - pertaining to a germ; creative; Ex. germinal idea
static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
craven - cowardly