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gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
comprehend - include; understand
serenity - calmness; placidity; ADJ. serene
suckle - give or take milk at the breast or udder
variegate - change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)
succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
check - stop motion; curb or restrain
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral