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senescent

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Ideas lose themselves as quickly as quail, and one must wing them the minute they rise out of the grass, or they are gone.
Thomas F. Kennedy
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Etymology

From Latin senescere, to grow old.

Adjective

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Positive
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  1. to be old.
  2. characteristic of old age.

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