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scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
credence - belief
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome
magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
unravel - disentangle; solve
brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
provisional - tentative; temporary
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper