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Gullet
N.
esophagus, throat
Amenity
N.
a gesture observed in social relationships
Ingratiate
V.
to gain favor by deliberate effort
Facetious
ADJ.
joking, often inappropriate;
Myopic
ADJ.
shortsighted in thinking or planning
Dithyrambs
N.
a frenzied and impassioned choric hymn
Sententious
ADJ.
using wise sayings or proverbs;
Bacchanalia
N.
a drunken orgy
Incongruous
ADJ.
not consistent with or suitable to the surroundings
Obtuse
ADJ.
not pointed or acute; blunt
Inveigle
V.
to win over or acquire by ingenuity
Surrogate
N.
substitute
Prophesy
V.
to predict
Rueful
ADJ.
filled with regret or sorrow
Fetid
ADJ.
having an offensive smell
Marquee
N.
a rooflike structure with a signboard projecting over an entrance
Attestation
N.
a statement that certifies; a testimony
Acquisitive
ADJ.
eager to obtain and possess; greedy
Pariah
N.
an outcast
Inordinate
ADJ.
exceeding reasonable limits