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upshot - outcome; final result
pandemic - widespread; affecting the majority of people; N: pandemic disease; CF. all people
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
furor - frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury
exculpate - clear from blame or guilt
gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech