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anthropomorphic - having human form or characteristics
propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
acclivity - sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity
refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
fusion - union; coalition; V. fuse
consecrate - dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor
pigment - coloring matter (usually powder to be mixed with water or oil)
diorama - life-size, three-dimensional scene from nature or history; three-dimensional scene with modeled figures against a painted background