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egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
windfall - fallen fruit; unexpected lucky event
carousal - drunken revel; V. carouse
sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
monotheism - belief in one God
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
flaunt - display ostentatiously; Ex. ``Honey, if you've got it, flaunt it !''