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fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
missive - letter; written statement; CF. sent
geriatrics - medical treatment and care of old age
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
glutinous - sticky; viscous; gluey
odoriferous - giving off an odor
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)