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masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
culprit - one guilty of a crime
gist - essence; main point; substance
idyllic - charmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene
ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
totem - animal, plant, or natural object serving as a symbol of a clan or family; representation of this; Ex. totem pole
magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
kudos - honor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement
omnivorous - eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything
inordinate - beyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands