AP LANG UNIT 2

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AP LANG UNIT 2
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2011-09-17 08:52:18
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  1. cullinary
    (adj) anything realting to cooking or the kitchen
  2. gourmet
    (adj/n) expert of fine food or drink
  3. epicurean
    (n) very discriminating taste in food and wine, a bit too devoted or everly refined.
  4. gluttony
    (n) excessive eating or drinking.
  5. voracious
    (adj) "to swallow or devour" ravenous or excessively hungry
  6. savory
    (adj) appetizing to taste or smell. salty or piquant (sharply pungent) flavor, not sweet. (n) piquant or salty appetizer (v) taste or smell with enthusiasm or relish
  7. omnivorous
    (adj) eating both animal and vegetable foods, taking in or devouring anything available
  8. gastronomy
    (n) the arot or siceince of good eating, any particular, regional style of cooking
  9. palatable
    (adj) acceptable to taste or sufficiently flavorable to be eating-pleasing to the palate
  10. succulent
    (adj) juicy
  11. propitious
    (adj) presenting favorable circumstances or a positive outcome
  12. auspicious
    (adj) marked by success or producing favorable circumstances
  13. boon
    timely benefit or stroke of good luck
  14. adverse
    (adj) turned against or opposing one's interests or well-being
  15. detrimental
    (adj) causing damage, harm, or loss
  16. travesty
    (n) exaggerated imitation of something, usually of a literarry work. grotesque parody, disatrous mockery
  17. debacle
    (n) sudden disatrous downfall or defeat
  18. fiasco
    (n) complete failure
  19. rout
    (n) overwhelming defeat, disorderly retreat after battle
  20. enormity
    (n) monstrous evil or outrage, large size
  21. recalcitrant
    (adj) stubbornly resistent to authority
  22. obdurate
    hardened against feeling or hardhearted
  23. fractious
    (adj) peevish or cranky, unruly or trouble maker, some unwillingness to respect authority
  24. refractory
    (adj) stubbornly resistant to authority
  25. dogmatic
    stubbornly asserts an opinion that is unproved or unprovable
  26. intractable
    difficult to manage or govern
  27. obstreperous
    (adj) aggressively and noisily defiant
  28. intransigent
    (adj) stubbornly uncompromising
  29. incorrigible
    (adj) unable to be reformed or corrected
  30. dogged
    (adj) stubbornly perserving

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