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palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste
jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
bacchanal - noisy party with a lot of drinking
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
blotch - spot; blot; CF. blot+botch
withhold - refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
adversary - opponent; enemy
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing