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::: decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
::: ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
::: lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
::: pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
::: debilitate - weaken (esp. through heat, hunger, illness); enfeeble
::: unfetter - liberate; free from chains; V. unfetter
::: statute - law enacted by the legislature
::: contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
::: attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
::: prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner