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sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
descry - catch sight of (something distant)
requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
malady - illness
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
lunar - pertaining to the moon
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
inaugurate - begin formally; install in office; induct into office by a formal ceremony; N. inauguration; ADJ. inaugural
aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.