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glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
grumble - complain; mutter discontentedly; grouch; N.
corroborate - confirm; support; strengthen
proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent
heyday - time of greatest success or power; prime
dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
cornice - projecting molding on building (usually above columns or pillars); ó
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of