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supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
neophyte - recent convert; new member of a religious group; beginner; CF. plant
aristocracy - hereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat
trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome
inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
evenhanded - impartial; fair
distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion