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sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
impair - injure; hurt; damage
putrefy - make or become putrid; N. putrefaction
inimitable - matchless; not able to be imitated
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
knave - untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery
cumulative - growing by addition; accumulative
chaffing - bantering; joking
cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
dulcet - sweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious