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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
subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
gorge - stuff oneself (with food); glut; CF. gorgeous: dazzlingly beautiful
banal - hackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality; clich\'ed
centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
capsize - (of a boat) turn over
miserly - stingy; mean
catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes