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anthropoid - manlike; resembling a human being; N.
patrimony - property inherited from a father
giddy - light-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
outwit - outsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly
spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
kernel - central or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)
queue - line (of waiting people or vehicles)
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)