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larder - pantry; place where food is kept
hovel - shack; small wretched house
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
throes - violent anguish
acclaim - applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
deserts - what someone deserves
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art