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gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
stratified - divided into classes; arranged into strata; V. stratify
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
bombardment - attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard
inhibited - (of a person) unable to express what one really feels
proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent
epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
profound - deep; not superficial; complete; Ex. profound thinker/remark/silence/deafness; N. profundity