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crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
flagrant - conspicuously wicked, bad, or offensive; blatant; outrageous
haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven
obliterate - destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
anomaly - irregularity
crave - desire; want intensely
megalomania - mania for doing grandiose things; mental disorder characterized by delusions of wealth, power, or importance
acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior