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outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
deft - neat; skillful
quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed
terse - concise; abrupt; pithy
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
entice - lure; persuade to do (something wrong); attract; tempt
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch