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gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
tertiary - third in order or rank
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter
foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
blithe - (blithesome) gay; joyous
abet - assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage