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squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
gerontocracy - government ruled by old people
cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware
credulity - belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivet\'e; ADJ. credulous
timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
dismember - cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb
blatant - extremely (offensively) obvious; loudly offensive; Ex. blatant lie; N. blatancy