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pedigree - ancestry; lineage
quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
denomination - religious group; unit in a system; name or designation; CF. denominator: common trait or characteristic
misogamy - hatred of marriage
kindle - start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
inane - silly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G