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primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
ratiocination - reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
nutritious - providing nourishment
tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
confound - confuse; puzzle
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
perceptive - insightful; showing a good ability at perceiving and understanding; aware; wise; of perception
tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
synchronous - similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time; V. synchronize
vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance