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progenitor - ancestor
restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
scanty - meager; insufficient
incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
aquiline - curved; hooked; of or like an eagle; Ex. aquiline nose
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
regimen - prescribed course of diet or exercise; prescribed diet and habits; Ex. daily regimen of a dancer
ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
gruesome - grisly; horrible
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?