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inevitable - unavoidable
intangible - not able to be perceived by touch; vague
captious - faultfinding; too critical
mauve - pale purple
swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner
splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
gerontocracy - government ruled by old people
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal