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geriatrics - medical treatment and care of old age
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift
artifice - deception; trickery
terse - concise; abrupt; pithy
skulduggery - (skullduggery) dishonest behavior or action; Ex. skulduggery in the election
bicker - quarrel
iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily