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ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
wrangle - quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.
transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient
reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.
parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
tawny - brownish yellow
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
genealogy - record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry
query - inquiry; question; V.