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gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
adjoin - be next to
gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
reputable - respectable; having a good reputation
somnolent - half asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence
savor - enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality
premonitory - serving to warn
deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity