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Word: Epicurean

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


More Vocab Words

::: carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
::: eulogistic - praising; full of eulogy
::: spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
::: lectern - reading desk or stand for a public speaker
::: laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
::: gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
::: expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
::: forthright - straightforward; direct; frank
::: archaeology - study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
::: pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities