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intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
sentimental - swayed by sentiment; appealing to the sentiments
sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
disinterested - unprejudiced; free from bias and self-interest; objective
orthodox - traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven
aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
behemoth - huge creature; something of monstrous size or power