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progeny - children; offspring; descendants
nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
sepulcher - tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
beneficial - helpful; useful; advantageous
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease