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::: gild - cover with a thin layer of gold
::: untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
::: morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
::: aristocracy - hereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat
::: fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
::: spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
::: iniquitous - wicked; immoral; unrighteous; N. iniquity; Ex. den of iniquity
::: contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
::: petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
::: ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral