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glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
abhor - detest; hate
cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
wanderlust - strong longing to travel