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saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
apropos - with reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.
lithe - flexible; supple; CF. limber
scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
contaminate - pollute
stamina - power of endurance; strength; staying power
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement