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::: prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
::: florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
::: variegated - (esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
::: maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
::: gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome
::: tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
::: shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
::: outlook - point of view; view from a particular place; expectation for the future; prospect; Ex. outlook on life; Ex. pleasing outlook; Ex. weather outlook
::: botch - mismanage; blow
::: bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous