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::: gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome
::: detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
::: decorous - proper (in behavior, conduct, or appearance)
::: regiment - military unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society
::: imbibe - drink in
::: belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
::: pachyderm - thick-skinned animal
::: leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
::: sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
::: fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)