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stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
decrepitude - state of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age
diurnal - daily; occurring during the daytime
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
unconscionable - unscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand
edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
polarity - state of having two opposite qualities
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)