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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

::: affable - easily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly
::: mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
::: callow - youthful; immature; inexperienced
::: qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
::: smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
::: sepulcher - tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
::: adjunct - something attached to but holding an inferior position
::: galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
::: egregious - notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking
::: preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune