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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

::: dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
::: flaccid - flabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles
::: frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
::: syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
::: sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
::: secular - worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal
::: lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
::: unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
::: writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
::: vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)