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substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
raiment - clothing; garments; Ex. I have no raiment fit to wear.
willowy - flexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
manifest - evident; visible; obvious; V: show plainly
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb