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episodic - (of a story or play) loosely connected; made up of separate and loosely connected parts; N. episode: incident in the course of an experience
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
concise - brief and compact
defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
ruminant - animal that ruminates; ADJ.
confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer