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ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
culinary - relating to cooking or kitchen
winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
malevolent - wishing evil; exhibiting ill will; N. malevolence
steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
manifestation - outward demonstration; manifesting; indication of the presence of something; Ex. manifestation of his pronounced musical bent
inadvertently - unintentionally; by oversight; carelessly
numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals
puissant - powerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power