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::: repartee - quick clever reply
::: gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
::: facsimile - copy
::: extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
::: implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
::: repast - meal; feast; banquet
::: nectar - drink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees
::: baffle - frustrate; perplex
::: parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
::: ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism