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::: soporific - sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy
::: impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
::: flotsam - drifting wreckage
::: rustle - make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
::: pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
::: hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
::: fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
::: duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
::: prominent - protruding(sticking out); conspicuous; notable; eminent
::: opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium