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genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
adventitious - accidental; casual; happening by chance
opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
calculated - deliberately planned; likely
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal
pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
soothsayer - one who foretells the future
drone - talk dully; buzz or murmur like a bee; N.
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages