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ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete
acme - peak; pinnacle; highest point
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
dolt - slow-thinking stupid person; CF. dull
stipple - paint or draw with dots or short strokes
licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
gazette - official periodical publication; newspaper