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::: didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
::: gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
::: claustrophobia - fear of being locked in
::: impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
::: ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
::: lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
::: tribune - official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people
::: asymmetric - not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
::: nectar - drink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees
::: gleam - brief flash of light; glow; V.