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purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
bestial - beastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
ambidextrous - capable of using either hand with equal ease
motto - brief statement used to express a principle
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism