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Excesses(P230.L12)

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Transcript of Excesses(P230.L12)

Excesses(P230.L12)
noun
1.excessive indulgence
2.immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits
3.a quantity much larger than is needed
4.the state of being more than full
adj
1.more than is needed, desired, or required
e.g.
trying to lose excess weight
Come about(P230.L17)

verb
come to pass
Ardent(P230.L27)
adj
1.glowing or shining like fire
2.characterized by strong enthusiasm
3.characterized by intense emotion
Monarch(P231.L3)
The monarch of a country is the king, queen, emperor, or empress.
noun
1.the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
2.the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct
Grandeur(P230.L13)
noun
1.unusual largeness in size or extent or number
2.the property possessed by something or someone of outstanding importance or eminence
Greatness(P230.L14)
adj
1.very sophisticated especially because of surfeit,versed in the ways of the world
2.characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world
Worldly(P230.L16)
If you describe someone as unworldly, you mean that they have not experienced many things in their life and do not know what sort of things usually happen to other people during their lives.
Unworldly(P230.L16)
noun
1.pin inserted through an axletree to hold a wheel on
2.a central cohesive source of support and stability
Linchpin(P230.L19)
adj
1.including markedly dissimilar elements
2.fundamentally different or distinct in quality or kind
Disparate(P230.L19)
If you fantasize about an event or situation that you would like to happen, you give yourself pleasure by imagining that it is happening, although it is untrue or unlikely to happen.
Fantasizing(P230.L22)
noun
1.a place of refuge and comfort and security
2.a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
verb
1.maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)
2.hold back a thought or feeling about
3.keep in one's possession,of animals
4.secretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals)
Harbor(P230.L27)
A domain is a particular field of thought, activity, or interest, especially one over which someone has control, influence, or rights.
Domain(P231.L3)
Aristocrat(P231.L4)
An aristocrat is someone whose family has a high social rank, especially someone who has a title.
noun
1the quality of being in or of the future
2the time yet to come
Futurity(P231.L5)
adj
1not permitting extrication,incapable of being disentangled or untied
Inextricable(P231.L6)
Like it or not(P231.L10)
Life is unfairly biased towards people who look good, like it or not.
verb
1.talk or narrate at length
2.continue uninterrupted

Run on(P231.L12)
The Virtues of Amibition
WORDS&PHRASES
IN PARA.11&12

by. Ellen
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