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Word: Epicurean

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


More Vocab Words

::: nimble - quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind
::: obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
::: verity - quality of being true; lasting truth or principle; Ex. the verity of his testimony; Ex. one of the eternal verities
::: accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
::: knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
::: dominate - control; rule; enjoy a commanding position in; overlook from a height;
::: lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
::: draft - first rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript
::: thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
::: hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola