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primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
malicious - hateful; spiteful; expressing malice; N. malice: desire to harm others; spite
rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)
cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
haughtiness - pride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty
feign - pretend