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Word: viand

Definition: food; CF. live


Sentences Containing 'viand'

It is neither the quality nor the quantity, but the devotion to sensual savors; when that which is eaten is not a viand to sustain our animal, or inspire our spiritual life, but food for the worms that possess us.

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::: loquacious - talkative; N. loquacity
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