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degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
anomalous - abnormal; irregular
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)
vagary - capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander
episodic - (of a story or play) loosely connected; made up of separate and loosely connected parts; N. episode: incident in the course of an experience
tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
impassable - not able to be traveled or crossed