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gusto - eager enjoyment; zest; enthusiasm
euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic
embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
decrepitude - state of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age
cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
accoutre - equip; N. accoutrement