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sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
acknowledge - recognize; admit
voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
equivocate - use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event