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empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
regicide - murder of a king or queen
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
endue - provide with some quality; endow