15 terms

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agrarian
having to do with farming or agriculture
burgeon
to grow and expand rapidly; to flourish
cataclysm
a sudden and violent change; a catastrophe
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
grandiloquent
using lofty or pompous speech or expression
hybrid
the offspring of 2 animals or plants of different species or varieties
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
stalemate
a halt in a struggle because both sides are equally strong and neither side will give in; a deadlock
temperate
mild; moderate; restrained