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insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
patois - local or provincial dialect
berserk - mad with violent anger; frenzied; madly excited
brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
ensue - follow (as a result)
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
seasonal - of a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment