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appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal
attest - testify; bear witness
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
accomplice - partner in crime
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
spruce - neat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink