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subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
gerontocracy - government ruled by old people
coalesce - combine; fuse; N. coalescence
plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
jaded - tired or uninterested by surfeit; fatigued; surfeited; worn out; wearied; Ex. jaded appetite
antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)