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caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
remit - transmit (money) in payment; free someone from a debt or punishment
intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
urbane - suave; refined in manner; elegant
caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
imperturbable - unshakably calm; placid
catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes
culinary - relating to cooking or kitchen
buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress