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glut - overstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply
pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
enamored - in love; Ex. enamored of his own beauty; V. enamor: inspire with love
altercation - noisy quarrel
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people
beneficent - kindly; doing good
negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood