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::: seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
::: pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
::: divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
::: demise - death
::: recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
::: indict - charge; N. indictment
::: abridge - condense or shorten
::: catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
::: fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
::: asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter