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gerontocracy - government ruled by old people
reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
inadvertently - unintentionally; by oversight; carelessly
churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
rendezvous - meeting place; meeting at a set time or place; V.
transcribe - copy; write a copy of; N. transcription
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
frail - weak; N. frailty