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senility - old age; feeblemindedness of old age; ADJ. senile: resulting from old age; showing the weakness of body or mind from old age; Ex. senile dementia
pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
inequity - unfairness; ADJ. inequitable
effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
vagary - capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb