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::: tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
::: gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
::: sledge - large sled drawn by work animals
::: caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
::: rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
::: iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
::: granulate - form into grains or granules; N. granule: grain or particle
::: porridge - soft food made by boiling oatmeal
::: gregarious - sociable; (of an animal) tending to form a group
::: prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner