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Buffet

noun - a meal set out so guests may serve themselves
verb - to struggle against or on
noun - a piece of dining room furniture with cupboards and drawers

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Delectable

adjective - pleasing; delightful; delicious

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Ensue

verb - to come next or follow; to happen as a consequence
adjective - ensuing

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Expedient

adjective - suitable or advantageous; based on self-interest (expedite)

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Facilitate

verb - to make easier or more convenient; to aid or assist in
adjective - facile

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Hors d' Oeuvre

(French) noun - food served as an appetizer, either before a meal or with drinks

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Lapse

verb - to drop from a higher level (as of manners) to a lower; to come to an end
noun - a slight, temporary error or slip; a fall from a better to a worse position

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Palatable

adjective - fit to be eaten; acceptable to the mind; pleasant tasting; pleasing (from palate)

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Pariah

noun - an outcast; any person or animal generally despised

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Succulent

adjective - juicy; not dry or dull; having fleshy plant tissue that conserves moisture
noun - a plant that has such tissues

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Noir(e)

(French) adjective - the dark side, as in film noir or comedy noir (in French, the color black)

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Diverge

verb - to move or extend in different directions from a common point, to branch of, deviate
adjective - divergent

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Lapis Lazuli

adjective - a deep blue color
noun - a deep blue mineral of lazurite, used as a gem or pigment

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Hubris

noun - excessive pride or self-confidence; arrogance

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Culpable

adjective - deserving blame or censure; liable
noun - culpability

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Dearth

noun - scarcity; a lack of

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Renege

verb - to fail to carry out a promise or commitment
noun - renegade, one who fails to... etc.

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Gambol

verb - to skip about, as in dancing or playing; to frolic
noun - a skipping or frolicking

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Gazebo

noun - an open structure, or summer house, built on a site affording an enjoyable view

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Elusive

adjective - difficult to express or define (an elusive concept); cleverly or skillfully evasive

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Debauchery

noun - the act of seducing or corrupting