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potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
pedigree - ancestry; lineage
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
miserly - stingy; mean
imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
commensurate - equal in extent; of the same size
consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.