noun: Something out of its proper or chronological order, especially a person or practice that belongs to an earlier time.
adjective: Capable of soothing or eliminating pain.
noun: A medicine, such as aspirin, that relieves pain.
noun: A person or thing that assumes the leadership or forefront, as of a profession or industry.
noun: A structure, usually brick or stone, built against a wall for support or reinforcement. (bulwark).
noun: A string or chain of flowers, foliage, or ribbons, suspended in a curve between two points.
verb: To decorate or embellish with ornament.
noun: Weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy; exhaustion resulting from lack of sustenance. (lassitude, lethargy, torpid).
noun: A contractual agreement made between different parties to compensate for any possible or anticipated damages or losses.
adjective: Clearly apparent to the sight or understanding; obvious.
verb: To evidence; to prove; to show or demonstrate plainly; to reveal.
adjective: Secluded and contemplative; strictly disciplined or regimented. (self-abnegating, ascetic, austere, insular).
noun: An inference or conclusion that does not follow logically from the premises or evidence provided.
adjective: Hardened against feeling; stubbornly impenitent; not giving into persuasion. (callous, insensate, insentient, obstinate, pertinacious).
adjective: Indirect or evasive; devious, misleading, or dishonest. (prevaricating, equivocating).
Quid pro quo
noun: Something that is given or taken in return for something else; a reciprocal exchange.
noun: A peculiarity of behavior, mode of dress, or pronunciation that distinguishes a particular class or set of persons.