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::: outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
::: jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
::: sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
::: perdition - damnation; complete ruin; hell
::: summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
::: qualify - reach a necessary standard; limit the meaning of something stated
::: retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
::: elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
::: acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
::: pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition