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Indulgence and pleasure-seeking

indulgence

noun

the act of doing or having something that is not good for you

decadence

noun

behaviour that is considered immoral because it concentrates too much on pleasure

self-indulgence

noun

the practice of allowing yourself to have or to do something special that you like very much, often something that you should not have or do

sybaritic

adjective

a sybaritic person likes pleasure, a comfortable life, and beautiful expensive things

epicurean

adjective

relating to the enjoyment of things such as good food and drink

extravagance

noun

the practice of spending a lot of money, especially more than you should

weakness

noun

a person’s love or enjoyment of something

fun-loving

adjective

a fun-loving person enjoys having fun

for fun

because something is enjoyable or funny, not for any important or serious reason

for a laugh

for enjoyment, rather than for any serious purpose

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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clapped-out

old and in bad condition, or no longer effective

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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