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tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
impiety - irreverence; lack of respect for God or piety
earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
decrepitude - state of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age
ingrate - ungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
notoriety - disrepute; ill fame
extol - praise very highly; glorify
subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy