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::: contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
::: genealogy - record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry
::: kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship
::: profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
::: stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
::: chronic - long established as a disease
::: ambulatory - able to walk
::: phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
::: plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
::: analgesia - condition of being unable to feel pain