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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
robust - strong; vigorous
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
amble - walking at an easy unhurried pace; V: walk slowly and aimlessly
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
stigma - token of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
coax - persuade by flattery
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception