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brawny - muscular; having well-developed muscles
dwindle - shrink; reduce gradually
dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
pedagogue - teacher; CF. child leader
caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.