GRE Word List

SYBARITE

lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy

The meaning of the word sybarite is lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy.

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