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sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
evasive - not frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
pundit - authority on a subject; expert; learned person
indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
insuperable - insurmountable; unbeatable; Ex. insuperable difficulties
abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;
enigma - puzzle; mystery; ADJ. enigmatic: obscure; puzzling