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inamorata - woman whom a man loves
partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
mingle - mix together in close association
expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest