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MAVERICK
independent person
SYNONYMS: individualist, independent thinker, nonconformist
ESOTERIC
known or understood only by a select few
SYNONYMS: secret, mysterious, difficult, deep, profound, obscure, abstruse
UNDERMINE
weaken gradually; injure or destroy secretly or underhandedly; dig beneath or wear away from under
SYNONYMS: weaken,disable, cripple, undercut, sabotage
ALLEVIATE
relieve; lessen or make more bearable (pain, evil, suffering)
SYNONYMS: ease, lighten, reduce, mitigate
BACCHANAL
wild, drunken party
SYNONYMS: party, feast, merrymaking, overindulgence, spree
HEDONIST
one who lives only for pleasure
SYNONYMS: pleasure seeker, jet-setter
NIHILIST
one who rejects all religious, moral, and traditional values, practices, and institutions
SYNONYMS: doubter, disbeliever, pessimist, revolutionary, rebel, anarchist
SOMNOLENT
sleepy, drowsy, causing sleep
SYNONYMS: sleepy, drowsy, lulling, slumberous, soporific
DIATRIBE
violent, angry, bitter attack in words
SYNONYMS: verbal abuse, denunciation, tirade
TRIBULATION
great suffering, misery, or distress
SYNONYMS: ordeal, trouble, sorrow, hardship, affliction
AVERT
turn away; prevent
DIVERT
turn aside from a purpose, course, path; distract; amuse
SUBVERT
overthrow (something established), undermine
REVERT
return to a former condition
VERTIGO
dizziness