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::: palate - roof of the mouth; sense of the taste
::: defalcate - embezzle
::: culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
::: gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome
::: miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
::: chortle - chuckle with delight; N.
::: forensic - suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proceedings and the tracking of criminals; Ex. forensic science/medicine
::: spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
::: prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
::: swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat