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gourmand
a lover of food; glutton
harbinger
a person comes before to announe what follows; to announce
hyperbole
an exaggeration for effect; not literal
imperturbable
unable to be disturbed/excited; impassive
incognito
w/ true identity not revealed; under disguise, assumed name
indigenous
native growing or produced naturally in a country or region
insurgent
a rebel one who opposes authority
iniquitous
unjust wicked
jingo
a person who poasts of patriotism; one who favors foreign policy
jocose
humorous joking facetious
jubilant
joyful and triumphant
knell
to ring; to toll; to summon anooune or proclaim for a time of sorrow
laity
all people not included in the clergy ; or a given proffesion
liturgy
the prescribed ritual for public worship in christian churches
madrigal
a short poem that can be set to music; song w/ parts for several voices
mandate
an authoritative order command ; the wishes of constituents expressed to their legislature or rep; to order a nation to govern a geog. area
mentor
a wise and loyal advisor; a teacher
millenium
a thousand
mime
an ancinet greek/ roman farce; a clown;
minx
a pert and saucy girl

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