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repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
antiseptic - substance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ.
splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
reverend - deserving reverence; N: priest