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::: pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous
::: emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
::: slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
::: iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
::: impoverish - make poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil
::: subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
::: geriatrics - medical treatment and care of old age
::: dubious - questionable; (of something) causing doubt; (of someone) filled with doubt; N. dubiety
::: fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle
::: foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure