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Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
imbibe - drink in
precipice - cliff; dangerous position; Ex. on the edge of the precipice
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
monochromatic - having only one color
nimble - quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind
ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter