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::: vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
::: gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
::: acuity - sharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)
::: valid - logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport
::: palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
::: cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
::: discernible - distinguishable; perceivable; Ex. discernible improvement
::: gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
::: skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
::: sentimental - swayed by sentiment; appealing to the sentiments