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decrepit
old and feeble; worn-out; ruined

"a decrepit old car"
multifarious
having great variety; numerous and diverse

"multifarious activities"
revel
v) to take great pleasure in
n) a wild celebration
stultify
to make ineffective or useless; cripple

"stultifyed by the dulling heat"
reprisal
strong or violent retaliation

"fear of what they would do in reprisal"
indemnity
a payment for damage of loss

"demand some indemnity for his losses"
limpid
clear, transparent, readily understood

"the limpid waters of a mountain lake"
sophomoric
immature; conceited; showing naive lack of judgement that accompanies immaturity
blithe
cheerful; lighthearted; unconcerned
sinuous
winding; having many curves; lithe and flexible

"the dancer's sinuous movements"
sonorous
full, deep, or rich in sound, impressive in style

"soothed by the sonorous music"
wastrel
a wasteful person, a good-for-nothing

"the self destructive life of a wastrel"