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ardor - heat; passion; zeal; ADJ. ardent
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
bastard - illegitimate child
beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to
bigotry - stubborn intolerance
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
invincible - unconquerable
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.