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progenitor - ancestor
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle
freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
heterogeneous - dissimilar; mixed; not homogeneous; consisting of dissimilar elements or plants
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)
concomitant - that which accompanies; Ex. Deafnes is a frequent concommitant of old age; ADJ: existing or happening together with something else
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
acknowledge - recognize; admit