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horde - crowd; swarm
geriatrics - medical treatment and care of old age
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
lucid - easily understood; clear; intelligible; N. lucidity
unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance
relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent