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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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::: conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
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::: variegate - change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)
::: asymmetric - not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
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