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hedonism

devotion to pleasure or self-gratification as a way of life

misfit

someone who is not suited for a situation or is unable to adjust to a situation

antisocial

unwilling or unable to associate with other people in a normal or friendly way

fanatic

someone with extreme zeal or enthusiasm

proclivity

a natural inclination or tendency

titillation

the state of being pleasantly excited

vapid

lacking spirit; dull

oblivion

forgetfulness; blankness; nonexistence

abyss

the lowest or most hopeless depth



plumit

to fall sharply down

falter

to hesitate or waver

cacophony

a harsh and meaningless mixture of sound

centrifuge

a device whose rapid spinning motion forces something in it or on it to move outward from the center

olfactory

relating to the sense of smell

proboscis

a long snout

multifaceted

having many lenses as in the compound eye of an insect

ballistics

the study of motion of projectiles

trajectory

the curved path that a bullet takes that follows after its fire

immolation

a sacrificial burning of something

non-combustible

not capable of catching fire or burning

arsonist

someone who maliciously sets fire to another's property

phosphorescent

giving off light without giving off heat

luminous

bathed in glowing light

suffuse

to spread over all parts

meteor

a usually small particle of matter that falls into earths atmosphere