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pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
bedizen - dress with vulgar finery
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
inadvertently - unintentionally; by oversight; carelessly
homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
memorial - something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative
amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
coalition - partnership; league; union of separate political parties
impermeable - impervious; not permitting passage through its substance; impossible to permeate