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::: gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
::: fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
::: resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
::: ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
::: deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
::: visage - face; appearance
::: venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal
::: enterprise - willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat
::: rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
::: jocund - merry