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succulent - juicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus
salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland
cuisine - style of cooking; Ex. French cuisine
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
abnegation - renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation