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::: anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
::: cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
::: unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
::: salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
::: tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
::: gerontocracy - government ruled by old people
::: bedizen - dress with vulgar finery
::: retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
::: surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
::: bludgeon - club; heavy-headed weapon; V.