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gusto - eager enjoyment; zest; enthusiasm
debauch - corrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)
engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
denigrate - blacken; defame
spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi