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bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
variegated - (esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
debauch - corrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)
satirical - using satire; mocking
impassioned - (of speech) filled with passion; fervent
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter