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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
peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy
mingle - mix together in close association
humane - marked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
entity - real being
retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future