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culinary - relating to cooking or kitchen
supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
capricious - unpredictable; fickle
vapid - lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
olfactory - concerning the sense of smell
billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
hindmost - furthest behind; farthest to the rear
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme