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luxuriate - take pleasure in great comfort
furor - frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
vex - annoy; distress
decapitate - behead
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp