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daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
conjecture - surmise; guess; V.
garner - gather; store up; amass
sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
savory - pleasant in taste; tasty; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable; Ex. savory reputation