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catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
disdain - treat with scorn or contempt
culinary - relating to cooking or kitchen
avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
potable - suitable for drinking; drinkable
conduit - aqueduct; passageway for fluids
improvident - thriftless; not providing for the future
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
obsidian - black volcanic rock