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regal - royal; of a monarch; Ex. regal manner
epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
disdain - treat with scorn or contempt
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
insubordination - disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
innuendo - indirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo