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progenitor - ancestor
relapse - return to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.
plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
aggregate - sum; total; ADJ. V: gather into a mass or whole; accumulate; add up to; Ex. aggregate 100 dollars
clientele - body of customers
stupor - state of being stupefied; state of apathy; daze; lack of awareness
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
vacuous - empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ