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masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
disparage - belittle
culinary - relating to cooking or kitchen
drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience