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::: voluptuous - sensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person
::: perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
::: cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
::: concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal
::: precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
::: paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
::: gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
::: execrable - very bad; detestable
::: protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
::: elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid