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optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
slacken - slow up; loosen; make or become slack
lagoon - shallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
cache - hiding place; V.
abut - border upon; adjoin
disclose - reveal; N. disclosure