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::: definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
::: superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete
::: consecrate - dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor
::: waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
::: vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
::: renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
::: harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
::: monarchy - government under a single ruler
::: irrelevant - not applicable; unrelated
::: atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)