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bacchanal - noisy party with a lot of drinking
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
supple - flexible; limber; pliant
assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
cohere - stick together