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dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
metropolis - large city
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
fidelity - loyalty; accuracy
fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
platonic - purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire
commodious - spacious and comfortable
myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia