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progeny - children; offspring; descendants
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
jeopardize - endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
beneficial - helpful; useful; advantageous
schematic - of a schema or scheme; relating to an outline or diagram; using a system of symbols; N. schema: diagrammatic representation; outline