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Word: epicure

Definition: connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus


Sentences Containing 'epicure'

Ogre that he was, he spoke like an epicure.

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::: fancied - imagined; unreal
::: backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
::: facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
::: quaff - drink with zest; drink with relish(zest; hearty enjoyment);
::: expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
::: extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
::: hue - color; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue
::: lineaments - features especially of the face; distinctive shape or contour of the face; CF. line
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