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demise - death
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
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
euthanasia - mercy killing
overturn - turn over; capsize; topple
beseech - beg; plead with
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
renown - fame; ADJ. renowned
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands