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engross - occupy fully; absorb
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
historic - important in history; Ex. historic battle
eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
reparation - compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate