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fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food
gerontocracy - government ruled by old people
maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
lassitude - languor; weariness; listlessness
pomposity - self-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important
abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
approbation - approval