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garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
humor - indulge; comply with the wishes of; N. quality that makes something amusing; state of mind; mood; Ex. in a bad humor; Ex. out of humor
levitate - rise and float in the air (especially by magical means); CF. light
apiarist - person who keeps bees
irreparable - not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair