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sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
ordinance - decree; authoritative order
renown - fame; ADJ. renowned
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil
hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
allegiance - loyalty
corrugated - wrinkled; ridged