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fruition - bearing of fruit; fulfillment; realization; Ex. come to/be brought to fruition
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
reminiscence - recollection; V. reminisce: recollect the past
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
nullify - make invalid; make null; invalidate
disengage - uncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel