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repast - meal; feast; banquet
gnome - dwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
acoustics - science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in
ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
indentation - notch; deep recess; V. indent; CF. tooth