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sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
simper - smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly
illicit - illegal
abscission - cutting off; separation
nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
centrifuge - machine that separates substances by whirling them
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
conspiracy - treacherous plot; secret plan against the law (by two or more people)