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oblivion - obscurity; condition of being completely forgotten; forgetfulness
subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue
lofty - very high
perturb - disturb greatly
dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument