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indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
clavicle - collarbone
gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
abode - dwelling place; home
dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
spatula - broad-bladed instrument used for spreading or mixing
glut - overstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply
amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests