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prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
geriatrics - medical treatment and care of old age
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
demographic - related to population balance; N. demography: statistical study of human population
shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
historic - important in history; Ex. historic battle
founder - person who establishes (an organization or business)
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism