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dotage - senility; feeblemindedness of old age; Ex. In one's dotage
authenticate - prove genuine
rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
obliterate - destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
nomenclature - terminology(system of specialized words); system of names or naming things
idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
madrigal - pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead