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cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
cornice - projecting molding on building (usually above columns or pillars); รณ
exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome
factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
desiccate - dry up
invidious - designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison