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::: decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
::: sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
::: dally - trifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time
::: derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
::: crevice - crack; fissure
::: overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
::: despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
::: histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
::: malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
::: suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.