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::: remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
::: gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
::: subsume - include (as a member of a group); encompass
::: infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
::: pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
::: dappled - spotted
::: musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist
::: remunerative - (of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
::: marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
::: derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.