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::: forebears - (forbears) ancestors
::: misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
::: faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension
::: seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
::: inextricable - from which it is impossible to get free; that cannot be untied; Ex. inextricable troubles; Ex. inextricable two histories
::: regatta - boat or yacht race
::: topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
::: selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
::: subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
::: peruse - read through with care; N. perusal