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Word: Epicurean

Definition: believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.


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::: bearing - deportment; connection
::: impermeable - impervious; not permitting passage through its substance; impossible to permeate
::: sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
::: unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
::: stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
::: potentate - monarch; sovereign
::: avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
::: debonair - (of men) friendly, charming, and fashionably dressed; aiming to please; CF. of good disposition
::: rhapsody - excessively enthusiastic expression of feeling; musical composition of irregular form (as if made up as one plays it)