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viand - food; CF. live
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
braggart - boaster; bragger
slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
conflagration - great fire
polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
breach - breaking of contract or duty; fissure or gap; opening; V.