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bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
senility - old age; feeblemindedness of old age; ADJ. senile: resulting from old age; showing the weakness of body or mind from old age; Ex. senile dementia
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
viscid - adhesive; gluey
wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
disgruntle - make discontented
gaudy - flashy; showy
insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish