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gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
iniquitous - wicked; immoral; unrighteous; N. iniquity; Ex. den of iniquity
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
longevity - long life; long duration
validate - make valid; confirm; ratify
zeal - eager enthusiasm (to a cause or ideal); ADJ. zealous
precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
giddy - light-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height
extrapolation - projection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information