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bland - soothing or mild (food); agreeable; causing no trouble or offence
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
consanguineous - (consanguine) having a common ancestor
soporific - sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy
sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks
mortician - undertaker; CF. death