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::: demerit - fault; bad quality
::: charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
::: pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
::: heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
::: gracious - kind in a generous way (to someone less important)
::: intellect - higher mental powers; person of great intellectual ability
::: shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.
::: obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
::: tremulous - trembling; wavering
::: ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy