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patrimony - property inherited from a father
thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
generate - cause; produce; create
nourishment - something that nourishes; food
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
foresight - ability to foresee future happenings; prudence in providing for the future
clavicle - collarbone
aerie - (aery,eyrie,eyry) nest of a large bird of prey