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 for Senescent
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Senescent \Se*nes"cent\, a. [L. senescent, p. pr. of senescere
     to grow old, incho. fr. senere to be old.]
     Growing old; decaying with the lapse of time. "The night was
     senescent." --Poe. "With too senescent air." --Lowell.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  senescent
      adj 1: growing old [syn: aging, ageing, senescent]

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