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physiological - pertaining to the science of the function of living organisms; N. physiology
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
concomitant - that which accompanies; Ex. Deafnes is a frequent concommitant of old age; ADJ: existing or happening together with something else
seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
graduated - arranged by degrees (of height, difficulty, etc.)
geriatrics - medical treatment and care of old age
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set