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::: genealogy - record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry
::: makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
::: Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
::: rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
::: credulity - belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivet\'e; ADJ. credulous
::: retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
::: dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter
::: doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
::: conventional - ordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons
::: impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility