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antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
progenitor - ancestor
artless - without guile; open and honest
sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable
analgesia - condition of being unable to feel pain
enjoin - command; order; forbid
pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
irrefutable - indisputable; incontrovertible; undeniable
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents