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glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
decelerate - slow down
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
whit - small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory