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simper - smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
astronomical - enormously large or extensive
vying - contending; CF. vie
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
expansive - (of a person) outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size
nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
ruminant - animal that ruminates; ADJ.
manifestation - outward demonstration; manifesting; indication of the presence of something; Ex. manifestation of his pronounced musical bent
paramour - illicit lover