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growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
repast - meal; feast; banquet
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
ambrosia - food of the gods
symmetry - arrangement of parts so that balance is obtained; congruity; ADJ. symmetrical
effluvium - noxious(harmful) smell
dissemble - disguise; hide the real nature of; pretend
maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch