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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)
philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
viand - food; CF. live
itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher
amity - friendship; peaceful relationship as between nations
presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
fancied - imagined; unreal
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
chaplain - clergyman attached to a chapel
humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism