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glut - overstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply
plethora - excess; overabundance; Ex. a plethora of excuses
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
geniality - cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered
carnal - fleshly; sensual; concerning the desires of the body
culprit - one guilty of a crime
poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention