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  • 101oldness — Synonyms and related words: advanced age, advanced years, age of retirement, an incurable disease, anility, caducity, debility, decline of life, declining years, decrepitude, dotage, eld, elderliness, feebleness, green old age, hale old age,… …

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  • 102second childhood — Synonyms and related words: advanced age, advanced years, age of retirement, an incurable disease, anility, caducity, childishness, debility, decline, decline of life, declining years, decrepitude, dotage, dotardism, eld, elderliness, feebleness …

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  • 103senility — Synonyms and related words: aboriginality, abulia, advanced age, advanced years, age, age of retirement, an incurable disease, ancien regime, ancientness, anility, antiquity, arteriosclerotic psychosis, atavism, caducity, certifiability,… …

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  • 104ailment — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. disease, illness, malady. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. disease, illness, sickness, infirmity; see disease . See Synonym Study at disease . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. illness, malady, affliction. see …

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  • 105complaint — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. accusation, charge; disease, ailment, sickness, indisposition, disorder; lament, grievance (see lamentation). II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An objection] Syn. grievance, charge, criticism, reproach; see… …

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  • 106affliction — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. suffering, pain, distress, trouble, misfortune, tribulation, trial, hardship, adversity, misery, wretchedness, calamity, catastrophe, disaster, ailment, infirmity, sickness, disease, disorder, grief, woe, sorrow, care,… …

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  • 107decrepitude — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. feebleness, infirmity, dilapidation; see age 2 , decay 1 , weakness 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition of being infirm or physically weak: debility, delicacy, delicateness, feebleness, flimsiness, fragileness …

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  • 108feebleness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. infirmity, inability, frailty, debility; see frailty 1 , weakness 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition of being infirm or physically weak: debility, decrepitude, delicacy, delicateness, flimsiness, fragileness,… …

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  • 109indisposition — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Illness] Syn. ailment, sickness, infirmity; see illness 1 . 2. [Aversion] Syn. hesitancy, disinclination, unwillingness; see aversion , hatred 1 , objection 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The state of not being… …

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  • 110Weakness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Weakness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 weakness weakness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 debility debility atony relaxation languor enervation Sgm: N 1 impotence impotence &c. 158 Sgm: N 1 …

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  • 111Disease — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Disease >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 disease disease Sgm: N 1 illness illness sickness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 ailing ailing &c.??? all the ills that flesh is heir to =>(Hamlet) Sgm: N 1 morbidity morbidity …

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  • 112Vice — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Vice >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 vice vice Sgm: N 1 evil doing evil doing evil courses Sgm: N 1 wrongdoing wrongdoing Sgm: N 1 wickedness wickedness viciousness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 iniquity …

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  • 113infirm — [[t]ɪnfɜ͟ː(r)m[/t]] ADJ GRADED A person who is infirm is weak or ill, and usually old. [FORMAL] She moved with her aging, infirm husband into a retirement center. Derived words: infirmity [[t]ɪnfɜ͟ː(r)mɪti[/t]] plural N VAR In spite of his age… …

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  • 114fault — n 1 imperfection, deficiency, shortcoming Analogous words: flaw, defect, *blemish: weakness, infirmity (see corresponding adjectives at WEAK) Antonyms: excellence 2 Fault, failing, frailty, foible, vice are comparable when they mean an… …

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  • 115fault — [n1] blame, sin; mistake accountability, answerability, blunder, crime, culpability, defect, delinquency, dereliction, error, evil doing, failing, flaw, foible, frailty, guilt, impropriety, inaccuracy, indiscretion, infirmity, lapse, liability,… …

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  • 116purchaser — One who acquires real property in any other mode than by descent. One who acquires either real or personal property by buying it for a price in money; a buyer; vendee. One who has contracted to purchase property or goods. Also, a successful… …

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  • 117disease — In a strict or literal sense, any departure from a perfect norm of health, even including some ailments which are more or less trivial. Mutual Life Ins. Co. v Simpson, 88 Tex 333. Better understood in a legal sense as an ailment or disorder of an …

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  • 118prudent man — See the ordinary prudent man. prudent man rule. The rule that one taking a negotiable instrument from the payee or prior endorsee is put upon inquiry as to infirmity or defect in the instrument by circumstances calculated to arouse the suspicions …

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  • 119feebleness — noun 1. the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age) (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑infirmity, ↑frailty, ↑debility, ↑frailness, ↑valetudinarianism • Derivationally related forms: ↑frail …

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  • 120frailness — noun the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age) • Syn: ↑infirmity, ↑frailty, ↑debility, ↑feebleness, ↑valetudinarianism • Derivationally related forms: ↑frail, ↑feeble ( …

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