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::: tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
::: pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
::: quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
::: ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
::: degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
::: lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
::: temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
::: ecosystem - ecological community together with its environment
::: despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
::: dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin