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capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
culinary - relating to cooking or kitchen
graduated - arranged by degrees (of height, difficulty, etc.)
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica