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garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
egotistical - egotistic; excessively self-centered(egocentric); self-important; conceited
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
hoard - stockpile; accumulate for future use; N: supply stored for future use
execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest
inter - bury; N. interment
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop