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sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
exhale - breathe out; OP. inhale
auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
bombast - grandiloquent, pompous speech
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
ineffable - unutterable; not to be uttered; taboo; that cannot be expressed in speech; indescribable; unspeakable; inexpressible; Ex. ineffable name/joy
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth