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nutritious - providing nourishment
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
whimsical - capricious; fanciful; amusingly strange
appurtenances - subordinate possessions; something added to a more important thing
outwit - outsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly
gaffe - social blunder
itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher
elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician