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generic - characteristic of an entire class or species; of a genus
convex - curving outward
pinnacle - peak; highest point; acme; Ex. pinnacle of fame
context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
droll - queer and amusing
disinterested - unprejudiced; free from bias and self-interest; objective
probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
aristocracy - hereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat
expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book