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senior

Geriatrics
adjective Elderly.
 
noun Elder, see there.
 
Medspeak-UK
noun A popular term for a consultant.
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There was a hush, and the men looked into each other's eyes as the Senior Subaltern came forward in a dazed and dizzy way, and took the paper.
But the woman had fled through a door, and on the paper was written:--"This is to certify that I, The Worm, have paid in full my debts to the Senior Subaltern, and, further, that the Senior Subaltern is my debtor, by agreement on the 23d of February, as by the Mess attested, to the extent of one month's Captain's pay, in the lawful currency of the India Empire."
I think we were all, except the Colonel and the Senior Subaltern, a little disappointed that the scandal had come to nothing.
The "Shikarris" made him President of the Regimental Dramatic Club; and, when the Senior Subaltern paid up his debt, which he did at once, The Worm sank the money in scenery and dresses.
Ends, first team, junior Nick Haag (Grafton), Assumption, senior Nii Quartey (Worcester), Anna Maria, and senior Ray St.
While senior citizens in general have found the computer and Internet to be useful, so have nursing home residents.
"We rely on people like Dennis Haber and organizations like Senior Funding Group to be our eyes and ears throughout the United States," explained NRMLA Associate Director Darryl Hicks.
"The leadership always saw passage of this bill as a political imperative," said a former senior House Republican aide who helped coordinate the effort.
To make the BE Best Companies for Diversity list, a company must demonstrate significant representation of African Americans and other ethnic minorities in four key areas: corporate procurement, corporate boards, senior management, and total workforce.
Senior String: Jeffrey Myers, Ohio; Mary Irwin, teacher
The result is that both colonels and promotable lieutenant colonels will be added to the group of senior military leaders managed directly by the Secretary of the Army and the Chief of Staff of the Army.