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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
execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest
nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking
executioner - person administering capital punishment
pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
compulsive - resulting from compulsion
codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention