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::: allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
::: 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
::: diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
::: fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
::: sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
::: eugenic - pertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
::: decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
::: consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
::: oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
::: harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth