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primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
jaunt - trip; short journey
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
authenticate - prove genuine
anarchy - absence of governing body; state of disorder
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
lopsided - heavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking
outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
regatta - boat or yacht race
whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)