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graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
vigor - active strength; energy; enthusiasm; ADJ. vigorous
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
gerontocracy - government ruled by old people
perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
complementary - serving to complete something
defalcate - embezzle