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patrimony - property inherited from a father
sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
incrustation - hard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
saline - salty
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
infantile - childish; infantlike
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
ecstasy - rapture; very strong feeling of joy and happiness; any overpowering emotion; ADJ. ecstatic: causing or experiencing ecstasy
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance