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bliss
perfect happiness
blithe
merry, joyous,heedless
buoy
keep afloat, rise spritits of, encourage
complacency
self-satisfaction, smugness
convival
fond of eating/drinking w/ friends, sociable
gala
characterized by festivity
jocund
merry, cheerful
jubilant
showing great joy, rejoicing, exultant
ascetic
shunning pleasures, self-denying, living simply
chagrin
embarrassment, mortification, disappointment
compunction
regret, remorse, qualm, misgiving
contrite
showing deep regret and sorrow for wrongdoing, deeply penitant
dejected
sad, in low spirits, depressed
doleful
mournful
glum
moody, gloomy
lament
mourn, deplore
maudlin
weekly sentimental and tearful
pathos
quality in events or art and literature that arouses our pity
plight
unfortunate state, predicament
poignant
painfully touching, piercing
throes
anguish, pangs
burly
strongly and heavily built, husky
buxom
plump and attractive
cherubic
chubby and innocent looking
obese
extremely overweight or corpulant
pudgy
short and plump, chubby
attenuate
make thin or weaken
emaciated
made unnaturally thin because of starvation or illness
haggard
careworn, gaunt
lank
lean, ungracefully tall
svelte
slender, lithe
adulation
excessive praise, flattery
blandishment
word or deed of mild flattery, allurement, enticement
cajole
persuade by pleasant words, wheedle, coax
curry favor
seek to gain favor by flattery
fulsome
offensive b/c of insincerity, repulsive
ingratiate
work oneself into favor
lackey
servent, one who carries out another wishes
obsequious
showing excessive willingness to do soemthing, fawning
sychophant
parasitic flatterer
truckle
make a doormat of oneself, famn