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sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
cunning - clever in deceiving; sly; N: cleverness in deceiving; deceit
leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
crone - hag; ugly old woman
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
jargon - language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk
veer - change in direction; swerve
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive