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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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::: simper - smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly
::: usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
::: osseous - made of bone; bony
::: meander - wind or turn in its course; follow a winding or turning course; move aimlessly and idly
::: futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
::: insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
::: dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
::: brackish - somewhat saline
::: unobtrusive - inconspicuous; not blatant
::: accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval