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quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
inclined - tending or leaning toward; bent; V. incline: slant; dispose; be disposed; tend
bilious - suffering from indigestion; sick from having too much bile; irritable; easily irritated
suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous