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::: parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
::: primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
::: affiliation - joining; associating with
::: capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
::: burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
::: occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
::: presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
::: pretext - excuse
::: hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
::: unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave