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gusto - eager enjoyment; zest; enthusiasm
retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
incline - slope; slant; Ex. steep incline
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
afterlife - life after death; later part of one's life
capsize - (of a boat) turn over
narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate