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gerontocracy - government ruled by old people
flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
foolhardy - rash; reckless; foolishly daring
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
pathological - pertaining to disease; N. pathology: study of disease
exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry
subliminal - below the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement
rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity