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::: forebears - (forbears) ancestors
::: inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
::: foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
::: reverent - respectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect
::: meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
::: prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
::: sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
::: allege - state without proof
::: macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
::: striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line