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buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at
pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress
dally - trifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time
saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin