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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
soluble - able to be dissolved in a liquid; able to be worked out or solved
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
ineluctable - irresistible; not to be escaped; unavoidable
florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
languor - lack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression
devise - think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest
regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck