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amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)
outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
pedagogue - teacher; CF. child leader
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
humane - marked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian
demerit - fault; bad quality
quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped