Wordly Wise Lesson 11

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Exactly what it says on the tin

Agrarian

Having to do with farming or agriculture.

Burgeon

To grow and expand rapidly; to flourish.

Cataclysm

A sudden and violent change; a catastrophe.

Cataclysmic

Sudden and violent change.

Culinary

Having to do with cooking.

Denigrate

To attack the reputation of; to criticize in a derogatory manner.

Gourmet

A person who likes fine food and is a good judge of its quality.

Gourmet

A good judge of quality.

Grandiloquent

Using lofty or pompous speech or expression.

Hybrid

The offspring of two animals or plants of different species or varieties.

Hybrid

Anything that is of mixed origin or composition.

Manifold

Having many different kinds, forms, or parts.

Palatable

Acceptable or pleasing, especially to the sense of taste.

Panacea

Something that is supposed to cure all ills or difficulties; a cure-all.

Plebeian

Of or pertaining to the common people; common; unrefined.

Scourge

Something that causes great pain and suffering; a social evil.

Scourge

To punish severely, especially by whipping; to devastate.

Stalemate

A halt in a struggle because both sides are equally strong and neither side will give in; a deadlock.

Temperate

Mild, moderate; restrained.

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