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patrimony - property inherited from a father
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
disparate - basically different; impossible to compare; unrelated
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste
veer - change in direction; swerve
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
mongrel - plant or animal (esp. a dog) of mixed breed; ADJ.
manifold - many in number or kind; numerous; varied