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deserts - what someone deserves
petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
archaeology - study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
encircle - surround
recluse - hermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive
voluptuous - sensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate