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superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete
pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
incontrovertible - indisputable; impossible to dispute; not open to question; unquestionable
hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
sentinel - sentry; lookout
vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety