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::: gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
::: lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
::: epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
::: queue - line (of waiting people or vehicles)
::: spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
::: muster - gather; assemble (troops); Ex. muster up one's strength for the ordeal; N.
::: nugatory - worthless; futile
::: passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
::: acclivity - sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity
::: consternation - great shock; dismay