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vex - annoy; distress
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
approbation - approval
anguish - acute pain; extreme suffering
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
congruent - in agreement; harmonious; corresponding; coinciding exactly; CF. congruous
allay - calm; pacify