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::: preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous
::: cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
::: cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
::: rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
::: amorous - moved by sexual love; loving; of sexual love; Ex. amorous advances
::: ruminant - animal that ruminates; ADJ.
::: summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
::: sentinel - sentry; lookout
::: legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
::: threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses