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egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
dissolution - disintegration; reduction to a liquid form; looseness in morals; sensual indulgence; debauchery; ADJ. dissolute: lacking in moral restraint; leading an immoral life
mongrel - plant or animal (esp. a dog) of mixed breed; ADJ.
alliteration - repetition of beginning sound in poetry
impregnate - make pregnant; fill thoroughly; saturate
gruel - thin liquid porridge
homage - honor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy