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::: patrimony - property inherited from a father
::: wholesome - conducive to mental or physical health; healthful
::: fissure - crevice; crack
::: rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
::: benison - blessing
::: ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
::: propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
::: compute - reckon; calculate
::: jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
::: obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive