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ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
culinary - relating to cooking or kitchen
unprepossessing - unattractive
pulse - rhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate
champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)
glamor - compelling charm; ADJ. glamorous
cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.