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From the list below, supply the words needed to complete the paragraph. Some words will not be used.

lackeydenigratelamentanachronismnemesisdefuncthumane\begin{matrix} \text{lackey} & \text{denigrate} & \text{lament} & \text{anachronism}\\ \text{nemesis} & \text{defunct} & \text{humane}\\ \end{matrix}

Old Carl knew that he was a[n] _____a mid the young programmers working in his office. Each time he struggled to send a simple e-mail, he _____ the death of the typewriter-and-telephone era in which he had spent most of his career. Bitter that the end of his own usefulness approached, Carl often _____ the young programmers for having no concept of how to use their own brains—-not calculators—to solve equations or analyze data. Technology had become the programmer's _____, he fell, and had turned him into a dinosaur. Sometimes the young manager and his ______ mused at Carl's outdated experience with punch cards and mainframes, and it fueled Carl's resentment. He couldn't wail to retire.

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Anachronism, lamented, denigrated, nemesis, lackeys

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