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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
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
weary - tired after long work; V.
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
recapitulate - summarize
subaltern - subordinate
glutinous - sticky; viscous; gluey
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
incontrovertible - indisputable; impossible to dispute; not open to question; unquestionable
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art