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elaboration - addition of details; intricacy
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
pious - devout; religious; N. piety
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
dotage - senility; feeblemindedness of old age; Ex. In one's dotage
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)