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::: gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome
::: expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
::: endear - make beloved; Ex. endear her to everyone; ADJ. dear: loved; cherished; high-priced
::: cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
::: coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
::: visage - face; appearance
::: palate - roof of the mouth; sense of the taste
::: amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
::: elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
::: perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)