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progeny - children; offspring; descendants
figurine - small ornamental statuette(very small statue)
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about
pliable - flexible; easily influenced; yielding; adaptable
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding