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gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
lascivious - lustful
exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent
ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
paramour - illicit lover