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larder - pantry; place where food is kept
aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
insouciant - without concern or care; unconcerned; indifferent
tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.
tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
unceremonious - not done politely without due formalities
foray - raid; sudden raid or military advance; V.