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ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
bogus - counterfeit; not authentic; intentionally false; Ex. bogus interview
chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
adjunct - something attached to but holding an inferior position
enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
adherent - supporter; follower
centripetal - tending toward the center
ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.