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glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
implication - something hinted at or suggested; implying; implicating
disdain - treat with scorn or contempt
soluble - able to be dissolved in a liquid; able to be worked out or solved
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
admonish - warn or speak to with gentle disapproval; reprove
dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)