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Word: Epicurean

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


More Vocab Words

::: thematic - of a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea
::: misanthrope - one who hates mankind; misanthropist
::: incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
::: detonation - explosion
::: homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
::: partiality - state of being partial; inclination; favorable bias; special fondness; preference
::: sophisticated - worldly wise and urbane; refined; complex; N. sophistication; V. sophisticate
::: invidious - designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison
::: amoral - nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
::: enigma - puzzle; mystery; ADJ. enigmatic: obscure; puzzling