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encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
boorish - rude; insensitive
humility - humbleness of spirit
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
glutinous - sticky; viscous; gluey
disparate - basically different; impossible to compare; unrelated
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm