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grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
fleck - spot; mark with flecks; N: small mark or spot
sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.