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progenitor - ancestor
glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
fitful - spasmodic; intermittent; irregular
duplicity - double-dealing; hypocrisy; being dishonest and deceitful; ADJ. duplicitous
tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
mange - skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
exhale - breathe out; OP. inhale
inveterate - deep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick