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geriatrics - medical treatment and care of old age
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
forgo - (forego) give up; do without
epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
causal - implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
infallible - unerring; never making mistakes
permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society