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serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
maudlin - effusively sentimental
convex - curving outward
circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought
tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)