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viand - food; CF. live
relapse - return to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
fauna - animals of a period or region; CF. flora
agog - highly excited; intensely curious
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
antiquated - obsolete; old-fashioned; outdated