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beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to
curtail - shorten; reduce
adherent - supporter; follower
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
pediatrician - physician specializing in children's diseases; N. pediatrics
bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
gleam - brief flash of light; glow; V.
pinnacle - peak; highest point; acme; Ex. pinnacle of fame
plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
indefatigable - tireless; untiring; showing no sign of getting tired