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feebleminded - deficient in intelligence; very stupid
beneficial - helpful; useful; advantageous
quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
boor - rude, insensitive person
subsume - include (as a member of a group); encompass
irascible - irritable; easily angered