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::: demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
::: gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
::: recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
::: supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
::: peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
::: slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
::: unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
::: assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
::: ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
::: dolt - slow-thinking stupid person; CF. dull