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gourmandise1

[goo r-muh n-deez] /ˌgʊər mənˈdiz/
noun
1.
unrestrained enjoyment of fine foods, wines, and the like.
Origin
< French; see gormandize

gourmandise2

[goo r-muh n-dahyz] /ˈgʊər mənˌdaɪz/
verb (used without object), gourmandised, gourmandising.
1.
Chiefly British, gourmandize.
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  • La gourmandise was the one weakness he confessed to in real life.
British Dictionary definitions for gourmandise

gourmandise

/ˌɡʊəmənˈdiːz/
noun
1.
a love of and taste for good food
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