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::: sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
::: predilection - preference; partiality
::: cohere - stick together
::: hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
::: pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
::: invidious - designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison
::: exuberance - overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness; ADJ. exuberant: high-spirited and lively; growing abundantly and strongly
::: flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
::: pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
::: ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.