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that which is pleasant or agreeable; attractive features, customs, etc.
amenity
an opening or gap, hole, orifice
aperture
a difference of opinion; discontent, disagreement
dissidence
devoted to the pursuit or pleasure; fond of good food, comfort and ease, a person with discriminating tastes
epicurean
not thrifty; failing to plan ahead, extravagent, spendthrift
improvident
wickedness, sin, a grossly immortal act, evil crime
iniquity
sacred; of such a character that it must not be broken, injured or profaned
inviolable
open to or capable or change, fickle, changeable, variable
mutable
just beginning to exist or develop; having just come into existence, budding, embryonic
nascent
a deep bow or other body movement indicating respect or submission; deference, homage, respect, honor
obeisance
formal or elaborate praise; a tribute, testimonial
panegyric
a device for publicly punishing offenders, a means for exposing one to public contempt or ridicule
pillory
a woefully meager allowance, wage or portion, trifle
pittance
to foreshadow or point to a future event; to predict, a warning or indication of the future
presage
descendants, offspring, children, followers, disciples
progeny
to proclaim or issue officially; to make known far and wide, announce
promulgate
uprightness, righteousness, correctness, probity, integrity
rectitude
restless, hard to manage, balky, uneasy, fidgety
restive
angelic, heavenly, celestial, cherubic
seraphic
to have existence; to remain alive, manage to make of living or maintain life; to persist or continue, survive, sustain
subsist