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astral - relating to the stars
mollify - soothe an angry person
cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
incredulous - withholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief
apposite - appropriate; fitting
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
partiality - state of being partial; inclination; favorable bias; special fondness; preference