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superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
corrode - destroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)
imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
approbation - approval
confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly