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savory - pleasant in taste; tasty; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable; Ex. savory reputation
progenitor - ancestor
rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
pedagogy - teaching; art of education
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal