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victuals - food; provisions; V. victual: provide with food
canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty
thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
intrude - put or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in
cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner