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preeminent - outstanding; superior
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
airy - of air; high in the air; lofty; immaterial; unreal
acclimate - adjust to climate or environment; adapt
omnivorous - eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything
promiscuous - mixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome
caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
causal - implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality