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gerontocracy - government ruled by old people
ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
rabid - of or suffering rabies; like a fanatic; extremely zealous; furious; CF. rabies: hydrophobia
trickle - flow in drops or in a thin stream; N.
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
habituate - accustom or familiarize; addict
fiend - evil spirit; devil