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retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
residual - remaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
pecuniary - pertaining to money
debilitate - weaken (esp. through heat, hunger, illness); enfeeble
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies