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impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo
infantile - childish; infantlike
duration - length of time something lasts
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
gerontocracy - government ruled by old people
nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
impiety - irreverence; lack of respect for God or piety