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Word: sybarite

Definition: lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy


More Vocab Words

::: inimitable - matchless; not able to be imitated
::: unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at
::: redress - remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
::: monotheism - belief in one God
::: exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
::: contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
::: baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
::: inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
::: epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
::: equestrian - rider on horseback; ADJ.