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detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
secular - worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal
deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
genealogy - record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
bellicose - warlike
buxom - full-bosomed; plump; jolly