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decelerate - slow down
cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
corollary - natural consequence (which naturally follows from something else)
suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
anonymity - state of being nameless; anonymousness; ADJ. anonymous
fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch