(Phrases). To wallow in voluptuousness, luxury, etc.; to plunge into dissipation; to live on the fat of the land; sow one's wild oats.

    To pamper, coddle, mollycoddle, wet-nurse, cocker, pander (or pandar), slake; to debauch, sensualise, animalise, brutalise.

    (Adjectives). Intemperate, sensual, pampered, self-indulgent, fleshly, inabstinent, licentious, wild, dissolute, dissipated, fast, rakish, debauched, brutish, crapulous, hedonistic, epicurean, sybaritical, Sardanapalian, voluptuous, apolaustic, orgiastic, swinish, piggish.

    Indulged, pampered.

    A Sybarite, a mollycoddle, a debauchee, a man of pleasure, voluptuary, free liver, rake, rake-hell, rip, roué, a votary of Epicurus, pig, hog, swine, see 962.

  • Asceticism (Substantives), austerity, mortification, maceration, sackcloth and ashes, flagellation, etc., martyrdom, yoga.
  • An ascetic, anchorite, anchoret, yogi, martyr; a recluse, hermit, etc. 893.

    (Adjectives). Ascetic, ascetical, puritanical.

  • Fasting (Substantives), fast, spare diet, meagre diet, Lent, jour maigre, a lenten entertainment, starvation, banyanday, Ramadan.
  • (Phrases). A Barmecide feast; short commons.

    (Verbs). To fast, starve.

    (Phrases). To dine with Duke Humphrey; to make two bites of a cherry.

    (Adjectives). Fasting, etc., unfed, famished.

  • Gluttony (Substantives), epicurism, greediness, good cheer, high living, edacity, voracity, gulosity, crapulence, hoggishness.
  • Gastronomy, batterie de cuisine.

    A glutton, epicure, bon vivant, cormorant, gourmand, gourmet, hog, Apicius, gastronome, gastronomer, gastronomist.

    (Verbs). To gormandise, gorge, stuff, guttle 296, pamper.

    (Phrases). To eat out of house and home; to have the stomach of an ostrich.

    (Adjectives). Gluttonous, greedy, gormandising, edacious, voracious, crapulent, swinish, hoggish, pampered, overfed; gastronomical.

  • Sobriety (Substantives), teetotalism, total abstinence; see Temperance 953.
  • Compulsory sobriety: Prohibition.

    A water-drinker, teetotaller, abstainer, total abstainer, blue-ribbonite, Rechabite; prohibitionist.

    (Verbs). To abstain, to take the pledge.

    (Adjectives). Sober, teetotal.

    (Phrase). Sober as a judge.

  • Drunkenness (Substantives), insobriety, ebriety, inebriety, inebriation, intoxication, ebriosity, bibacity, drinking, toping, tippling, sottishness, tipsiness, bacchanals, compotation; dipsomania.

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