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hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
potent - powerful; convincing; persuasive; greatly influential
inebriated - habitually intoxicated; drunk; N. inebriety
conglomeration - mass of material sticking together