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vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
patrimony - property inherited from a father
inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
indentation - notch; deep recess; V. indent; CF. tooth
inclined - tending or leaning toward; bent; V. incline: slant; dispose; be disposed; tend
clique - small exclusive group of people
excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
impel - drive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
lectern - reading desk or stand for a public speaker