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dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
anthropoid - manlike; resembling a human being; N.
materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent
sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data
historic - important in history; Ex. historic battle
dysentery - inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract
ensue - follow (as a result)
homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic