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nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
sodden - thoroughly soaked; dull or stupid as if from drink
sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
nectar - drink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
blandishment - flattery
servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
naivet - \'e(naivety) quality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility; ADJ. naive(na\"ive): ingenuous; lacking worldliness; simple; credulous
fortitude - bravery; courage; strength of mind