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sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
pang - sudden sharp feeling of pain
mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
odorous - having an odor
moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses