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consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
anthropomorphic - having human form or characteristics
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
frisk - move about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
infirmity - weakness
alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.