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purported - alleged; claimed; reputed or rumored; Ex. purported Satanists
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
genealogy - record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry
incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
crave - desire; want intensely
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
abolish - cancel; put an end to
delude - deceive
humility - humbleness of spirit