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viand - food; CF. live
rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
prototype - original work used as a model by others
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
corpulent - very fat; N. corpulence
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
anguish - acute pain; extreme suffering
expatiate - talk at length; speak or write in detail
calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.