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senility - old age; feeblemindedness of old age; ADJ. senile: resulting from old age; showing the weakness of body or mind from old age; Ex. senile dementia
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
chameleon - lizard that changes color in different situations
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
diaphanous - sheer; transparent
disgorge - surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge