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shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.
auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
dysentery - inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract
mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
epoch - period of time
sinister - evil; ominous
peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
abut - border upon; adjoin
gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age