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matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group
irate - angry; CF. ire: anger; wrath
progeny - children; offspring; descendants
gingerly - very carefully; ADJ.
lethargic - drowsy; dull; N. lethargy: state of sluggishness and inactivity
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
befuddle - confuse thoroughly
perpetual - everlasting
tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply