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::: hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
::: historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
::: infantile - childish; infantlike
::: unearthly - not earthly; supernatural; weird; ghostly
::: colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
::: genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
::: titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
::: macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
::: simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
::: cohere - stick together