TRACE: Follow or mark the course or position of (something) with one's eye, mind, or finger.

ANCESTRY: a person, typically one more remote than a grandparent, from whom one is descended.

FORMIDABLE: inspiring fear or respect through being impressively large, powerful, intense, or capable.

INFERIOR: lower in rank, status, or quality.

LENGTHENED: make or become longer.

ESOTERIC: intended for or likely to be understood by only a small number of people with a specialized knowledge or interest.

IGNORANT: lacking knowledge or awareness in general; uneducated or unsophisticated.