PlacekVocab80-91

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  1. Adolescent
    of the teenage period
  2. Antediluvian
    antiquated, belonging to the time before the biblical flood
  3. Archaic
    old-fashioned, no longer used unless in special context
  4. Callow
    young and inexperienced
  5. Contemporary
    of the same period or duration, modern
  6. Crone
    withered old woman
  7. Decrepit
    weakened by old age
  8. Defunct
    dead, deceased
  9. Forebear
    forefather
  10. Hoary
    white or gray with age
  11. Infantile
    childish
  12. Inveterate
    habitual
  13. Juvenile
    immature
  14. Longevity
    long life
  15. Matriarch
    mother/ruler of a family, respected old woman
  16. Mature
    full-grown
  17. Nonage
    legal minority
  18. Nonagenarian
    90-99 years old
  19. Obsolescent
    going out of use
  20. Obsolete
    no longer in use
  21. Patriarch
    father/ruler of a family, respected old man
  22. Posthumous
    published after death
  23. Prelapsarian
    before the fall of mankind
  24. Primeval
    the world's first ages
  25. Primordial
    existing at the very beginning
  26. Pristine
    uncorrupted
  27. Puberty
    physical beginning of woman/manhood
  28. Puerile
    childish
  29. Senile
    showing the weakness of age
  30. Superannuated
    incapacitated by old age
  31. Venerable
    worthy of respect because of advanced age
  32. Veteran
    person experienced in some profession
  33. Yore
    long ago
  34. Abstemious
    abstinent
  35. Carousal
    drinking party
  36. Dipsomania
    alcoholism
  37. Inebriated
    drunk
  38. Sober
    not drunk
  39. Sobriety
    abstinence
  40. Sot
    drunkard
  41. Teetotaler
    person that totally abstains from drinking
  42. Bow
    forward part of the ship
  43. Brine
    ocean water
  44. Doldrums
    calm, windless near the equator
  45. Flotsam
    wreckage of a ship
  46. Jetsam
    goods cast overboard to lighten a ship in distress
  47. Jettison
    discard
  48. Leeward
    away from the wind
  49. Marine
    of the sea or shipping
  50. Mariner
    sailor
  51. Starboard
    the right side of a ship when you're facing the bow
  52. Carrion
    decaying flesh of a carcass
  53. Contaminate
    pollute
  54. Dross
    waste
  55. Expurgiate
    purify material in a book
  56. Immaculate
    pure, faultless
  57. Offal
    waste parts of a butchered animal
  58. Purge
    cleansy, purify
  59. Slatternly
    dirty from habitual neglect
  60. Sloven
    person habitually untidy
  61. Sordid
    filthy, vile
  62. Squalid
    filthy from neglect, degraded
  63. Squalor
    degradation
  64. Sully
    tarnish, defile
  65. Adjacent
    next to
  66. Approximate
    nearly correct
  67. Contiguous
    touching
  68. Environs
    districts surrounding a place
  69. Juxtapose
    put side by side
  70. Juxtaposition
    side by side position
  71. Propinquity
    kinship, nearness of place

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