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defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
analogy - similarity; parallelism; comparing two similar things
antecede - precede
empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
prefatory - introductory; of a preface
trickle - flow in drops or in a thin stream; N.
rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
laborious - demanding much work or care; tedious
impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility