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nourishment - something that nourishes; food
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
chalice - goblet; consecrated cup
pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
suckle - give or take milk at the breast or udder
conduit - aqueduct; passageway for fluids
supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)