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::: antiquated - obsolete; old-fashioned; outdated
::: magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
::: crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
::: drudge - do drudgery; N: person who drudges
::: pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
::: hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
::: reputable - respectable; having a good reputation
::: affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
::: salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
::: nomadic - wandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place