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pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
insouciant - without concern or care; unconcerned; indifferent
reverie - daydream; abstracted musing
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
composure - mental calmness
frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
illusory - illusive; deceptive; not real
aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.