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chaotic - in utter disorder
gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome
demerit - fault; bad quality
exclaim - cry out suddenly; N. exclamation; ADJ. exclamatory
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.
sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
comprise - include; consist of