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pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
chalice - goblet; consecrated cup
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
lithe - flexible; supple; CF. limber
forgo - (forego) give up; do without
philanderer - faithless lover; flirt
vital - full of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure