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vapid - lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
suitor - man who is courting a woman
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
remunerative - (of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
retort - quick sharp reply; V.
desperado - reckless, desperate outlaw
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
boorish - rude; insensitive
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch