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savory - pleasant in taste; tasty; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable; Ex. savory reputation
institute - organization for a special purpose; V: establish
allay - calm; pacify
prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
alchemy - medieval chemistry
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
obeisance - bow (to show respect and obedience)
machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate