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decrepitude - state of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age
veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
archetype - prototype; primitive pattern
incur - bring upon oneself
prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
agog - highly excited; intensely curious
comely - attractive; agreeable; having a pleasing appearance
microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society