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gerontocracy - government ruled by old people
sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
inclined - tending or leaning toward; bent; V. incline: slant; dispose; be disposed; tend
impoverish - make poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil
circuitous - roundabout
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage
earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous