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Abstemious (adj)

Holding back from eating or drinking too much

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Alimentary (adj)

Relating to food and nourishment

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Antediluvian (adj)

Very, very, old; antiquated

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Antiquated (adj)

Very old and no longer in use; obsolete

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Antiquity (n)

Ancient times

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Chary (adj)

Cautious; wary

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Clandestine (adj)

Hidden, secret, concealed

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Conscientious (adj)

Relating to doing what one knows is right; aware

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Contemporary (adj)

Modern, new; relating to the same time period

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Covert (adj)

Secret, hidden

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Culinary (adj)

Having to do with cooking, preparing meals

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Delectable (adj)

Delicious

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Emaciated (adj)

Very thin due to lack of adequate food

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Epicurean (adj)

Having to do with relishing the pleasure of eating and drinking

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Evanescent (adj)

Vanishing quickly; short-lived

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Exacting (adj)

Requiring a great deal of care or effort; painstaking

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Fleeting (adj)

Short-lived

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Furtive (adj)

Sneaky

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Gingerly (adj)

Very carefully

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Glutton (n)

One who overindulges in food and drink

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Needful (adj)

Paying careful attention to

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Itinerant (adj)

Wandering about; tending to move around, travel

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Inception (n)

The start, the beginning of something

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Inconspicuous (adj)

Hardly noticeable

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Innovation (n)

Something new

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Nomadic (adj)

Wandering

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Novel (adj)

New

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Obsolete (adj)

Old; outdated, no longer in use

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Palatable (adj)

Pleasing to the taste buds

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Peripatetic (adj)

Moving or walking about; itinerant

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Ravenous (adj)

Very hungry

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Relic (n)

A custom or object that has been around for a very long time

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Savory (adj)

Tasty or good smelling

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Transitory (adj)

Fleeting; short-lived

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Volatile (adj)

Explosive or changing very quickly

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Unprecedented (adj)

Novel; unparalleled

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Voracious (adj)

Greedy; gluttonous; ravenous; insatiable

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Wary (adj)

Cautious, careful