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demented - insane
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
agenda - items of business at a meeting
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
erudite - (of a person or book) learned; full of learning; scholarly; N. erudition
consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous