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pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
dispassionate - calm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings
hermetic - sealed by fusion so as to be airtight; airtight
frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
vendor - seller
seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper