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demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
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
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
crone - hag; ugly old woman
bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
lackluster - lacking luster(shine; gloss); dull
belittle - disparage; depreciate
terminus - last stop of railroad; end
matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group