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gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
compost - mixture of decaying organic matter used as fertilizer; V: put or make compost
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
maudlin - effusively sentimental
sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
whim - sudden capricious idea; fancy
incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy