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geriatrics - medical treatment and care of old age
diabolical - diabolic; devilish; fiendish
flowery - full of flowers; full of ornate expressions
coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
belittle - disparage; depreciate
prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background