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fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
fortuitous - accidental; by chance; N. fortuity
axiom - self-evident truth requiring no proof
presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
progenitor - ancestor