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::: Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
::: galleon - large three-masted sailing ship
::: outrage - act of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
::: quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
::: ventral - abdominal
::: fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
::: culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
::: pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
::: tenacious - holding fast (as to a belief); persistent
::: paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash