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genealogy - record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
underscore - underline; emphasize
sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
apprehensive - fearful; discerning
statute - law enacted by the legislature
cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores