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projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
stupor - state of being stupefied; state of apathy; daze; lack of awareness
bacchanalian - drunken
frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
inane - silly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.