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::: pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
::: rotundity - roundness; sonorousness of speech
::: propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
::: avarice - greediness for wealth
::: belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
::: pious - devout; religious; N. piety
::: flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
::: encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
::: combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
::: lagoon - shallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs