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delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
unfaltering - steadfast; firm; not changing
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
extricate - free from an entanglement or difficulty; disentangle
gratuity - tip
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
bacchanal - noisy party with a lot of drinking