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nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
lagoon - shallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
scrappy - quarrelsome
linguistic - pertaining to language
epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
fulminate - thunder; explode; issue a severe denunciation
buffoonery - clowning