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appellation - name; title
alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
vibrant - full of vigor or energy; vibrating
herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed