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pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
coagulate - congeal; thicken; clot; N. coagulant
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne