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inalienable - not to be taken away; nontransferable; Ex. inalienable rights
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
undulating - moving with a wavelike motion; V. undulate; CF. und: wave
precursor - forerunner; predecessor
forebears - (forbears) ancestors
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
fanciful - whimsical; visionary; imaginary; produced by imagination; Ex. fanciful scheme