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progenitor - ancestor
indulgent - humoring; yielding; lenient; showing indulgence
aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
slapdash - hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
astral - relating to the stars
engulf - surround and swallow up
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death