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::: mercantile - concerning trade or merchants
::: fledgling - (fledgeling) inexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person
::: gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
::: epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
::: voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
::: detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
::: pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
::: surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
::: iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
::: deliberate - consider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow