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neutrality
state of not taking sides
neutral
not taking sides
neutralize
to make chemically neutral; counter balance
alimentary
of or pertaining ot nourishment or nutrition or food
alumna
a female graduate of a school
alumnus
male graduate
alumni
graduates
alimony
financial support made under court order after a divorce
coalesce
to grow together or fuse
coalition
alliance for mutual support
altitude
n. the height of something aboce a reference level
exaltation
a condition of risen spirits or elation
naugnty
stuck up; snobbish
rejuvenate
to make young or youthful again
juvenile
immature; young
juvensescent
becoming young ; youthfulness
rejuvenescent
youthful; becoming young again
senility
showing weaknesses of old age
senile
having mental deterioration
senescent
becoming old
seniority
state of being older or higher in rank
renovate
to restore to life or activity
novel
new and not resembling something; original
innovation
the introductiono of something new
innovate
to introduce as new
innovative
creative; original
novitiate
a beginning or training period
novice
a beginner
veteran
a person with long experience
inveterate
firmly established through long experience
medieval
relating to period of time between ancient and modern
coeval
existing at the same time; contemporary
primeval
of or relating to earlist ages; primitive
longevity
a long duration of individual life
eternal
endless; having no end and somethines no beginning
evanesce
to dissipate like vapor; fade away
adolescent
one intheir later stage of growth
coalesce
to unite in one body
ingenuous
child-like; open; frank;innocent
generate
to bring into existence
genus
a class; kind or group
regeneration
process of reforming
genial
friendly; easy get along
engender
to cause to exist or develop; to produce
miscegenation
a mixture of races; interracial marriage
unregenerate
not returned to a particular standard
congenial
having that same nature; disposition; or tastes
congenital
existing at or dating from birth
progenitor
forefather
ingenious
clever; creative
indigenous
native; existing naturally in a region
indigent
poverty stricken
primegenitor
ancestor
primogeniture
1st born of children and receiving privileges for this
degenerate
someone who is morally corrupt
egocentric
self-centered
egotism
a tendency to boast or talk about oneself too much
egotist
a person who has the tendency to boast about oneself
suicide
act of taking one's own life
suicidal
rash to the point of being very dangerous
paternal
fatherly; pertainig to a father
patrimony
that which is inherited
patricide
murder of a father
paternity
fatherhood
patriarch
male leader of a family or tribe
expatriate
to bannish or exile

one who has been bannished
repatriation
returning to one's native land or fatherland
patriot
person who loves; defends ; supports his country
compatriot
a fellow countryman
maternal
relating to mother; motherly
matriculate
to enroll as a member of a body
matricide
murder of one's own mother
maternity
motherhood
fraternity
a group of men united in a brotherhood
fratricide
the killing of one's brother or sister
fraternal
friendly; botherly
fraternize
to associate closely with someone
sorority
a sisterhood; a club of girls
filial
of or relating to son/daughter
affiliate
to join or become a member or branch
prolific
producing offspring in great abundance; fruitful
proliforate
to produce rapidly; to spread quickly
proctarian
one who is a part of the working class
proletariat
working class
concise
brief; exact; expressing much in few words
incision
a marginal notch or a cut of gash
incisor
a tooth adapted for cutting
precise
exact
incisive
impressively direct and effective
decadent
marked by decay of decline
decadence
period of decline or deterioration
cadence
a rhythmic motion or flow; rhythm
occasional
occurring at irregular or infrequent intervals
deciduous
falling off or shedding seasonaly
accident
an unexpected event
coincidental
occurring or existing at the same time
coincide
to occur at the same time
occident
west
occidental
western
recidivism
tendency to relapse into a previous condition or mode of behavior
casualty
serious or fatal accident; disaster
casual
occuring by chance or informal
casuistry
method or doctrine dealing with cases of conscience and resolution of questions of right and wrong
fortuitous
occuring by chance in a positive way
fortunate
bringing some good
unfortunate
unlucky
fortitude
strength of mind; courage
comfort
state of ease and well-being
forcible
powerful
reinforce
to strengthen by additional assistance
forte
one's strong point
in a loud and forceful manner
inforce
to force obedience to a law or rule