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baker's dozen
thirteen
bicentennial
the 200th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
brace
two items of the same kind
centenarian
someone who is at least 100 years old
centennial
the 100th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
decade
a period of 10 years
decathlon
a track and field contest consisting of ten different events
decimate
destroy ten percent or more or a large portion of
dichotomy
division into two parts
fathom
a measure of water depth equaling six feet
fortnight
a period of fourteen consecutive days
millennium
the 1000th anniversary (or the celebration of it); a span of 1000 years
nonagenarian
person in his or her nineties
octogenarian
person in his or her eighties
pentagon
a plane figure with 5 sides and 5 angles
plurality
victor's margin over the runner-up when no candidate has a majority of the votes
quadrennial
occurring or being done every four years
quadruped
four-footed animal
score
group of twenty; twenty
septuagenarian
person in his or her seventies
sesquicentennial
150th anniversary
sexagenarian
person in his or her sixties
tercentennial
300th anniversary
tithe
one-tenth; tenth part of a person's income paid as a contribution or tax to support a religious establishment
treble
multiply by three; triple
triumvirate
ruling body of three; troika