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accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
gerontocracy - government ruled by old people
dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
conundrum - riddle; difficult problem
rustle - make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
emancipate - set free; liberate
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
apparition - ghost; phantom
captious - faultfinding; too critical