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decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
miscellaneous - made up of a variety of parts
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
abrogate - abolish
obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
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
warranted - justified; authorized
legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand