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pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
denizen - (animal, person, or plant) inhabitant or resident of a particular place; regular visitor
remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
imposture - assuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation
doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
menace - threat; V: threaten
inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible