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gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
perceptive - insightful; showing a good ability at perceiving and understanding; aware; wise; of perception
restitution - returning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
reputable - respectable; having a good reputation
tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition