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uncouth - boorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish
blight - plant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
giddy - light-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity