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parchment - writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat
inclement - stormy; unkind; unmerciful; CF. clement
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
sentinel - sentry; lookout
implore - beg
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
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss