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::: forebears - (forbears) ancestors
::: facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
::: fraudulent - cheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deception; swindle
::: prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
::: stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
::: ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
::: spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
::: atheistic - denying the existence of God; N. atheism
::: exegesis - explanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages
::: exploit - make use of, sometimes unjustly; N. exploitation