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longevity - long life; long duration
caliber - ability; quality; diameter of the inside of a round cylinder; Ex. work of very high caliber
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
geriatrics - medical treatment and care of old age