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::: gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
::: subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
::: sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
::: vernal - pertaining to spring
::: parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
::: fluster - confuse; make nervous and confused; N.
::: petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
::: obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
::: magnanimity - generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
::: stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises