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squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
bestial - beastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
sledge - large sled drawn by work animals
brocade - rich, figured(patterned) fabric
luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate