Synonyms for sybarite

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That is nothing, and I am only mentioning it to you so that you should not think I am a sybarite.

A Sybarite in every taste, he has invented a little philosophy of his own.

The Athenian bowed, and the Sybarite returned to his philosophy.

With all her devotion she was something of a sybarite and liked repose.

A sybarite on an inadequate income, he was ever the man of action.

Without the immorality, we had the very atmosphere of a Sybarite indulgence.

It is the Spartan, not the Sybarite, who is capable of heroic deeds.

Tommy, youre a sybarite, said Bob, as he climbed onto the launch.

The moment he entered, Culligore felt as though he were invading the den of a sybarite.

Mr. Warburton, of Warburton Place, must be a sybarite, and should be a happy man.

WORD ORIGIN

"person devoted to pleasure," 1610s (implied in Sybaritical), literally "inhabitant of Sybaris," ancient Greek town in southern Italy, whose people were noted for their love of luxury. From Latin Sybarita, from Greek Sybarites.

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