vocabulary From the list below, supply the words needed to complete the paragraph. Some words will not be used. condone, officious, nuance, cult, connoisseur, credence, torpor, dilettante. The chef, tucked away in the kitchen, nervously awaited the report from the latest critic. Knowing that Mr. Tahoma was a[n] _____ of Peruvian cuisine and a weekly newspaper columnist with a[n] ____ following, the chef hoped that the waiters refrained from the _____ behavior that well-known food critics must often endure from servers. The chef had run the restaurant for twenty-eight years; he was certainly not a[n] _____ in matters of cooking, but owing to a decline in customers, he worried about the fate of the business. He could only hope that Mr. Tahoma would rave about the many subtle _____ in the meal. A positive review, combined with the _____ accorded to the column, might be all that the chef needed to save the restaurant.