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::: despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
::: cistern - reservoir or water tank
::: senility - old age; feeblemindedness of old age; ADJ. senile: resulting from old age; showing the weakness of body or mind from old age; Ex. senile dementia
::: inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
::: mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
::: recumbent - reclining; lying down completely or in part
::: pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
::: trite - hackneyed; commonplace
::: malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
::: misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend