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sensual
relating to physical/sexual pleasures, carnal, voluptuous, sensory
sensuous
relating to stimulation of senses, appreciating stimulation, or causing stimulation (in all cases, stimulation is supposed to be pleasurable)
labyrinth
a maze (originated from Greek mythology)
abyss
something bottomless, endless space, terrible situation, hell
gravity
a force, seriousness, heaviness
caldrons
a boiling pot, a dangerous, tense situation
sienna
paint made from iron-rich soil
saffron
a spice, or orangey yellow color
inextricably
extremely convoluted, impossible to escape from
lattice
a crisscross framework or arrangement of points, can also be a verb - to provide lattice
trellis
a latticework structure, or a lattice that supports plants, can also be a verb - to train a plant on a lattice, to make something into a trellis
defecate
to expel feces, to purify (a solution)
fervor
great passion, intensity, heat
burnoose
a hooded cloak (resembling those worn by Arabs)
patrician
an aristocrat, or aristocratic
voluptuous
sensual, indulgent
vulgar
adj - crude, obscene, tasteless, lacking refinement

n - ordinary people
propitious
favorable and likely to lead to success
samovar
a Russian tea urn
inertia
apathy (don't care), resistance to change
pumise
a light rock with lots of airspaces
depilatories
hair removers
superfluous
more than enough, inessential
undulate
to move in wavelike motions, to go up and down gracefully
volubility
the act of talking incessantly, like a chatterbox