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::: dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
::: parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
::: seine - seine net; net for catching fish
::: diverse - differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance
::: undertaker - funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials
::: sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
::: hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
::: perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
::: astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
::: actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act