15 terms

List 11 (WW Bk 7)

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agrarian
(adj) having to do with farming or agriculture
burgeon
(verb) to grow and expand rapidly
cataclysm
(noun) a sudden or violent change
culinary
(adj) having to do with cooking
denigrate
(verb) to attack the reputation of; to criticize in a derogatory manner
gourmet
(noun/adj) a person who likes fine food and is a good judge of its quality
grandiloquent
(adj) using lofty or pompous speech or expression
hybrid
(noun) the offspring of two animals or plants of different species or varieties; anything that is of mixed origin or composition
manifold
(adj) having many different kinds, forms, or parts
palatable
(adj) acceptable or pleasing, especially to the sense of taste
panacea
(noun) something that is supposed to cure all ills or difficulties
plebeian
(adj) of or pertaining to the common people
scourge
(noun) something that causes great pain and suffering ;
(verb) to punish severely, especially by whipping
stalemate
(noun) a halt in a struggle because both sides are equally strong and neither side will give in
temperate
(adj) mild, restrained