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senility - old age; feeblemindedness of old age; ADJ. senile: resulting from old age; showing the weakness of body or mind from old age; Ex. senile dementia
menace - threat; V: threaten
glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
trenchant - cutting; incisive; keen
arboretum - place where different trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited
sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
fructify - bear fruit; produce fruit
recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
confound - confuse; puzzle