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steadfast - steadily loyal; unswerving; steady
luscious - pleasing to taste or smell; delicious
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
rile - irritate; vex; muddy
patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
dishonor - disgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable
amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief