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Word: sybarite

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


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::: fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
::: bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
::: coax - persuade by flattery
::: burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
::: shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
::: migratory - wandering; V. migrate: move from one region and settle in another; move periodically from one region to another
::: archives - public records; place where public records are kept
::: compost - mixture of decaying organic matter used as fertilizer; V: put or make compost
::: exchequer - treasury; Ex. Chancellor of the exchequer
::: haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town