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condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
repast - meal; feast; banquet
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship
anguish - acute pain; extreme suffering
salubrious - healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland
conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion