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rapture - great joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous
inveterate - deep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
oust - expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
repast - meal; feast; banquet
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment