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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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::: jargon - language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk
::: replicate - reproduce; duplicate
::: indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
::: caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
::: delude - deceive
::: angular - sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner
::: internecine - mutually destructive
::: seep - pass slowly through small openings; ooze; trickle; N. seepage
::: salubrious - healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
::: disgorge - surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge