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elysian - relating to paradise; blissful
alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
demented - insane
comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious
cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess