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glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
tenacity - firmness; persistence
impetus - moving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse
notable - conspicuous; worthy of note; remarkable; important; distinguished; noted
impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
sentinel - sentry; lookout
pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
imbibe - drink in