Deteriorative changes in pink perch mince during frozen storage

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Frozen storage of mechanically deboned pink perch mince for 180 days resulted in a decrease in emulsifying capacity, protein solubility, and relative viscosity while, cook-loss, water binding capacity in terms of absorbed moisture, and drip-loss
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Banal: predictable; cliched; boring 53. Belfry:  bell tower; room in which a bell in hung 54. Bevy: group 55. Bifurcate: to divide into two parts 56. Bilk: to cheat; defraud 57. Blight: to afflict; destroy  58. Blithe:  joyful; cheerful; or without appropriate thought 59. Bolster: to support; prop up 60. Bombastic: pompous in speech and manner 61. Bonhomie: good-natured geniality; atmosphere of good cheer 62. Boor: crude person, one lacking manners or taste 63. Burgeon: to grow and flourish 64. Burnish: to polish 65. Cabal: a secret group seeking to overturn something 66. Cacophony: harsh, jarring noise 67. Calumny: a false and malicious accusation; misrepresentation 68. Canard: a lie 69. Candid: impartial and honest in speech 70. Capricious: changing one's mind quickly and often 71. Cartography: science or art of making maps 72. Castigate: to punish or criticize harshly  73. Catalyst: something that brings about a change in somethingelse 74. Catholic: universal broad and comprehensive 75. Caustic:  biting in wit 76. Chaos: great disorder or confused situation 77. Chauvinist: someone prejudiced in favor of a group to which heor she belongs 78. Chicanery: deception by means of craft or guile 79. Circumspect: cautious; aware of potential consequences 80. Cloying: sickly sweet; excessive 81. Coalesce: to grow together to form a single whole 82. Coffer: strongbox; large chest for money  83. Cogent: convincing and well-reasoned Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Study online at  84. Collusion: collaboration; complicity; conspiracy  85. Condone: to overlook, pardon, or disregard 86. Connoisseur: a person with expert knowledge ordiscriminating tastes 87. Contrite: deeply sorrowful and repentatnt for a wrong 88. Contumacious: rebellious 89. Convoluted: intricate and complicated 90. Corroborate: to support with evidence 91. Cosset: to pamper; treat with great care 92. Coterie: an intimate group of persons with a similar purpose 93. Craven: lacking courage 94. Credulous: too trusting; gullible 95. Crescendo: steadily increasing in volume or force 96. Cupidity: greed; strong desire 97. Curmudgeon: cranky person, usually old 98. Debutante:  young woman making debut in high society  99. Declivity: downward slope 100. Decorous: proper; tasteful; socially correct 101. Decorum: appropriateness of behavior or conduct; propriety  102. Deface: to mar the appearance of; vandalize 103. Deference: respect; courtesy  104. Deleterious: subtly or unexpectedly harmful 105. Demagogue: a leader or rabble-rouser, usually appealing toemotion or prejudice 106. Demur: to express doubts or objections 107. Deride: to speak of or treat with contempt; to mock  108. Desiccate: to dry out thoroughly  109. Desultory:  jumping from one thing to another; disconnected 110. Diaphanous: allowing light to show through; delicate 111. Diatribe: an abusive, condemnatory speech 112. Dictum: authoritative statement 113. Diffident: lacking self-confidence 114. Dilate: to make larger; expand 115. Dilatory: intended to delay  116. Dilettante: someone with an amateurish and superficialinterest in a topic 117. Dirge: a funeral hymn or mournful speech 118. Disabuse: to set right; free from error 119. Discern: to perceive or recognize 120. Disparate: fundamentally different; entirely unlike 121. Dissemble: to present a false appearance; to disguise one's realintentions or character 122. Dissonance: a harsh and disagreeable combination, especially of sounds 123. Distaff: the female branch of a family  124. Distend: to swell, inflate, or bloat 125. Dither: to act confusedly or without clear purpose 126. Diurnal: existing during the day  127. Divine: to foretell or know by inspiration 128. Doctrinaire: rigidly devoted to theories without regard forpracticality; dogmatic 129. Dogma: a firmly held opinion, especially a religious belief  130. Dogmatic: dictatorial in one's opinions 131. Droll: amusing in a wry, subtle way  132. Dupe: to deceive; a person who is easily deceived 133. Dyspeptic: suffering from indigestion; gloomy and irritable 134. Ebullient: exhilarated; full of enthusiam and high spirits 135. Eclectic: selecting from or made up from a variety of soures 136. Edify: to instruct morally and spiritually  137. Efficacy: effectiveness 138. Effigy: stuffed doll; likeness of a person 139. Effrontery: impudent boldness; audacity  140. Elegy: a sorrowful poem or speech 141. Eloquent: persuassive and moving, espcially in speech 142. Embellish: to add ornamental or fictitious details 143. Emulate: to copy; to try to equal or excel 144. Encomium:  warm praise 145. Endemic:  belinging to a particular area; inherent 146. Enervate: to reduce in strength 147. Engender: to produce, cause, or bring about 148. Enigma: a puzzle; a mystery  149. Enumerate: to count, list, or itemize 150. Ephemeral: lasting a short time 151. Epicure: person with refined taste in food and wine 152. Equivocate: to use expressions of double meaning in order tomislead 153. Erratic:  wandering and unpredictable 154. Ersatz: fake 155. Erudite: learned; scholarly; bookish 156. Eschew: to shun; to avoid (as something wrong or distasteful) 157. Esoteric: known or understood only by a few  158. Estimable: admirable 159. Ethos:  beliefs or character of a group 160. Eulogy: speech in praise of someone 161. Euphemism: use of an inoffensive word or phrase in place of amore distasteful one 162. Euphony: pleasant, harmonious sound 163. Exacerbate: to make worse 164. Exculpate: to clear from blame; prove innocent 165. Exigent: urgent; requiring immediate action 166. Exonerate: to clear of blame 167. Explicit: clearly stated or shown; forthright in expression  168. Exponent: one who champions or advocates 169. Exprugate: to censor 170. Fallow: dormant; unused 171. Fanatical: acting excessively enthusiastic; filled with extreme,unquestioned devotion 172. Fatuous: stupid; foolishly self-satisfied 173. Fawn: to grovel 174. Fecund: fertile; fruitful; productive 175. Fervid: intensely emotional; feverish 176. Fetid: foul-smelling; putrid 177. Flag: to decline in vigor; strength; or interest 178. Florid: excessively decorated or embellished 179. Foment: to arouse or incite 180. Ford: to cross a body of water by wading 181. Forestall: to prevent or delay; anticipate 182. Fortuitous: happening by chance; fortunate 183. Fractious: unruly; rebellious 184. Frenetic: frantic; frenzied 185. Frugality: tending to be thrifty or cheap 186. Furtive: secret; stealthy  187. Gambol: to dance or skip around playfully  188. Garner: to gather and store 189. Garrulous: tending to talk a lot 190. Gestation: growth process from conception to birth 191. Glib: fluent in an insincere manner; offhand; casual 192. Glower: to glare or stare angrily and intensely  193. Gradation: process occurring by regular degrees or stages; variation in color 194. Gregarious: outgoing; sociable 195. Grievous: causing grief or sorrow; serious and distressing 196. Grovel: to humble oneself in a demeaning way  197. Guile: deceit; trickery  198. Gullible: easily deceived 199. Hapless: unfortunate; having bad luck  200. Hegemony: the domination of one state or group over its allies 201. Hermetic: tightly sealed 202. Heterogeneous: composed of unlike parts; different; diverse 203. Hoary:  very old; whitish or gray from age 204. Homogeneous: of a similar kind 205. Husband: to manage economically; to use sparingly  206. Hyperbole: purposeful exaggeration for effect 207. Iconoclast: one who opposes established beliefs, customs, andinstitutions 208. Idiosyncrasy: peculiarity of temperament; eccentricity  209. Ignoble: having low moral standards; not noble in character;mean 210. Imbue: to infuse, dye, wet, or moisten 211. Impasse:  blocked path; dilemma with no solution 212. Impecunious: poor; having no money  213. Imperturbable: not capable of being disturbed 214. Impervious: impossible to penetrate; incapable of beingaffected 215. Impetuous: quick to act without thinking 216. Impious: not devout in religion 217. Implacable: unable to be calmed down or made peaceful 218. Imprecation: a curse 219. Impugn: to call into question; to attack verbally  220. Incarnadine:  blood-red in color 221. Inchoate: no fully formed; disorganized 222. Inculcate: to teach; impress in the mind 223. Indolent: habitually lazy or idle 224. Inexorable: inflexible; unyielding 225. Ingenuous: showing innocence or childlike simplicity  226. Ingrate: ungrateful person 227. Ingratiate: to gain favor with another by deliberate effort; toseek to please somebody so as to gain an advantage 228. Inimical: hostile; unfriendly  229. Iniquity: sin; evil act 230. Innocuous: harmless 231. Inquest: an investigatin; an inquiry  232. Insipid: lacking interest or flavor 233. Insurrection: rebellion 234. Inter: to bury  235. Interregnum: period between reigns 236. Intractable: not easily managed or manipulated 237. Intransigent: uncompromising; refusing to be reconciled 238. Intrepid: fearless; resolutely courageous 239. Inundate: to overwhelm; to cover with water 240. Inure: to harden; accustom; become used to 241. Invective: abusive language 242. Investiture: ceremony conferring authority  243. Invidious: envious, obnoxious, or offensive, likely to promoteill-will 244. Irascible: easily made angry  245. Itinerant:  wandering from place to place; unsettled 246. Jargon: nonsensical talk; specialized language 247. Jettison: to discard; to get rid of as unnecessary orencumbering 248. Jingoism:  belligerent support of one's country  249. Jocular: playful; humorous 250. Judicious: sensible; showing good judgement 251. Juncture: point of time, especially where two things are joined  252. Keen: having a sharp edge; intellectually sharp; perceptive 253. Kindle: to set fire to or ignite; excite or inspire 254. Kinetic: relating to motion; characterized by movement 255. Knell: sound of a funeral bell; omen of death or failure 256. Kudos: fame, glory, or honor 257. Lachrymose: tearful 258. Laconic: using few words 259. Lament: to express sorrow; to grieve 260. Lampoon: to ridicule with satire 261. Languid: lacking energy; indifferent 262. Lapidary: relating to precious stones or the art of cutting them 263. Larceny: theft of property  264. Largess: generous giving (as of money) to others who may seem inferior 265. Lassitude: a state of diminished energy  266. Latent: potential that is not readily apparent 267. Laud: to giv praise; to glorify  268. Lavish: extremely generous or extravagant; giving unsparingly  269. Leery: suspicious 270. Legerdemain: trickery  271. Lethargic: acting in an indifferent or slow, sluggish manner 272. Levity: an inappropriate lack of seriousness; overly casual 273. Liberal: tolerant or broad-minded; generous or lavish 274. Libertine: a free thinker, usually used disparagingly; one without moral restraint 275. Licentious: immoral; unrestrained by society  276. Limpid: clear; transparent 277. Lionize: to treat as a celebrity  278. Lissome: easily flexed; limber; agile 279. Listless: lacking energy and enthusiasm 280. Livid: discolored from a bruise; pale; reddened with anger 281. Loquacious: talkative 282. Lucid: clear and esily understood 283. Lugubrious: sorrowful; mournful; dismal 284. Lumber: to move slowly and awkwardly  285. Luminous:  btight; brilliant; glowing 286. Machination: plot or scheme 287. Maelstrom:  whirlpool; turmoil; agitated state of mind 288. Magnate: powerful or influential person 289. Malediction: a curse; a wish of evil upon another 290. Malinger: to evade responibilty by pretending to be ill 291. Malleable: capable of being shaped 292. Mannered: artifical or stilted in character 293. Mar: to damage or deface; spoil 294. Martinet: strict discipliarian; one who rigidly follows rules 295. Maudlin: overly sentimental 296. Mendacious: dishonest 297. Mendicant:  beggar 298. Mercurial: quick, shrewd, and unpredictable 299. Meretricious: gaudy; falsely attractive 300. Metaphor: figure of speech comparing two different things 301. Meticulous: extremely careful; fastidious; painstaking 302. Militate: to operate against; work against 303. Mirth: frivolity; gaiety; laughter 304. Misanthrope: a person who dislikes others 305. Missive: a written note or letter 306. Mitigate: to soften; to lessen 307. Mollify: to calm or make less severe 308. Molt: to shed hair, skin, or an outer layer periodically  309. Monastic: extremly plain or secluded, as in a monastery  310. Monotony: no variaion; tedioulsly the same 311. Mores: fixed customs or manners; moral attitudes 312. Multifarious: diverse 313. Myopic: lacking foresight; having a narrow view or long-rangeperspective 314. Nadir: lowest point 315. Naive: lacking sophistication or experience 316. Nascent: starting to develop; coming into existence 317. Neologism: new word or expression 318. Neophyte: novice; beginner 319. Nettle: to irritate 320. Noisome: stinking; putrid 321. Nominal: existing in name only; negligble 322. Nuance: a subltle expression of meaning or quality  323. Numismatics: coin collecting 324. Obdurate: hardening in feeling; resistant to persuasion 325. Oblique: indirect or evasive; misleading or devious 326. Obsequious: overly submissive and eager to please 327. Obstinate: stubborn; unyielding 328. Obviate: to prevent; to make unnecessary  329. Occlude: to stop up; prevent the passage of  330. Officious: too helpful; meddlesome 331. Onerous: troublesome and oppresive; burdensome 332. Opaque: impossible to see through; preventing the passage of light 333. Opine: to express an opinion 334. Opprobrium: public disgrace 335. Orotund: pompous 336. Ossify: to change in to bone; to become hardened or set in arigidly conventional pattern 337. Ostensible: apparent 338. Ostentation: excessive showiness  339. Overwrought: agitated; overdone 340. Palatial: relating to a palace; magnificent 341. Palliate: to make less serious; ease 342. Pallid: lacking color or liveliness 343. Panache: flamboyance or dash in style and action; verve 344. Panegyric: elaborate praise; formal hymn of praise 345. Panoply: impressive array  346. Paradox: a contradiction or dilemma 347. Paragon: model of excellence or perfection 348. Pare: to trim off excess; reduce 349. Pariah: an outcast 350. Parley: discussion, usually between enemies 351. Parry: to ward off or deflect, especially by a quickwitted answer 352. Pastiche: piece of literature or music imitating other works 353. Pathogenic: causing disease 354. Peccadillo: minor sin or offense 355. Pedant: someone who shows off learning 356. Pejorative: having bad connotations; disparaging 357. Penury: an oppressive lack of resources (as money); severepoverty  358. Peregrinate: to wander fro place to place; to travel; especially on foot 359. Perfidious:  willing to betray one's trust 360. Perfunctory: done in a routine way; indifferent 361. Peripatetic:  wandering from place to place, especially on foot 362. Permeate: to penetrate 363. Perspicacious: shrewd, astute, or keen-witted 364. Pervade: to be present throughout; to permeate 365. Phalanx: a compact or close-knit body of people, animals, orthings 366. Philanthropy: charity; a desire or effort to promote goodness 367. Philistine: a person who is guided by materialism and isdisdainful of intellectual or artistic values 368. Phlegmatic: calm and unemotional in temperament 369. Pithy: profound or substantial yet concise, succinct and to thepoint 370. Placate: to soothe or pacify  371. Plastic: able to be molded, altered, or bent 372. Plebeian: crude or coarse; characteristic of commoners 373. Plethora: excess 374. Plucky: courageous; spunky  375. Polemic: controversy; argument; verbal attack  376. Politic: shrewd and practical in managing or dealing withthings; diplomatic 377. Polyglot: a speaker of many languages 378. Posit: to assume as real or conceded; propose as an explanation 379. Potentate: a monarch or ruler with great power 380. Pragmatic: practical, as opposed to idealistic 381. Prattle: meaningless, foolish talk  382. Precipitate: to throw violently or bring about abruplty; lackingdeliberation 383. Precis: short summary of facts 384. Prescient: having foresight 385. Prevaricate: to lie or deviate from the truth 386. Pristine: fresh and clean; uncorrupted 387. Probity: complete honesty and integrity  388. Proclivity: a natural inclination or predisposition 389. Prodigal: lavish; wasteful 390. Profligate: corrupt; degenerate 391. Proliferate: to increase in number quickly  392. Propitiate: to conciliate; to appease 393. Propriety: the quality of behaving in a proper manner; obeyingrules and customs 394. Prudence:  wisdom, caution, or restraint 395. Puerile: childish, immature, or silly  396. Pugilism:  boxing 397. Pulchritude:  beauty  398. Pungent: sharp and irritating to the senses 399. Pusillanimous: cowardly; without courage 400. Querulous: inclined to complain; irritable 401. Quiescent: motionless 402. Quixotic: overly idealistic; impractical 403. Quotidian: occurring daily; commonplace 404. Raconteur:  witty, skillful storyteller 405. Rarefy: to make thinner or sparser 406. Redress: relief from wrong or injury  407. Rejoinder: response 408. Repast: meal or mealtime 409. Replete: abundantly supplied, complete 410. Repose: rexlation; leisure 411. Repudiate: to reject the validity of  412. Requite: to return or repay  413. Restive: impatient, uneasy, or restless 414. Reticent: silent; reserved 415. Rhetoric: effective writing or speaking 416. Ribald: humorous in a vulgar way  417. Rococo:  very highly ornamented; relating to an 18th century artistic style of elaborate ornamentation 418. Rustic: rural 419. Sacrosanct: extremely sacred; beyond criticism 420. Sagacious: shrewd; wise 421. Salient: prominent; of notable significance
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