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effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
autonomous - self-governing; N. autonomy
gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
collation - a light meal; collating
execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest
brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
indeterminate - uncertain; not clearly fixed; indefinite
lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction