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disparage - belittle
crone - hag; ugly old woman
pedigree - ancestry; lineage
founder - person who establishes (an organization or business)
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress
auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together