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maize
(BrE/technical for) corn
origin
n. beginning, source
insecure
adj. not confident
thereabouts
adv. near that place
emigrate
v. leave one's country to settle in another
purgatory
n. between heaven and hell where one can get to heaven if they atone for their sins
patriarch
n. male head of a family
sublime
adj. of such excellence, grandeur, or beauty as to inspire great admiration or awe.
nectar
n. sugary fluid secreted by flowers
pitiable
adj. deserving pity
incompetent
adj. not having the necessary skills
articulate
adj. having the ability to speak coherently
expand
v. become larger
confide
v. tell someone a secret trusting that they will not tell others
testimonial
n. formal statement testifying to someone's characters
patter
v. make repeated taps
fondle
v. stroke or caress lovingly or erotically
flamboyant
adj. (of a person or their behavior) tending to attract attention because of their exuberance, confidence, and stylishness
obese
adj. grossly fat
cite
v. quote as justification for an argument or statement, esp. in a scholarly work.
liner
n. paintbrush for thin lines
contaminate
v. make something impure by exposure to or addition of a poisonous or polluting substance.
travail
painful effort; labour pains
lawgiver
person who draws up laws
hesitant
adj. tentative, unsure, or slow in acting or speaking
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