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annihilate - destroy
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
condiments - seasonings; spices
cower - shrink quivering as from fear; cringe
liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
furor - frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless