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condiments - seasonings; spices
forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
efficacy - power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual
comprise - include; consist of
cessation - stoppage
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
bliss - complete happiness; ADJ. blissful
aperture - opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light
lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands