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departure from what is proper, right, expected, normal; lapse from mental state deviation, anomaly, irregularity
intrusion of commonplace material into context whos tone is lofty or elevated, nadir, anticlimax comedown, mawkishness, mush, schmaltz
illtempered, quarrelsome, difficult to get along with, cranky, testy, peevish, irascible, ornery
determination between right and wrong in questions of conduct, specious argument, sophistry, quibbling
belief that attainment of pleasure is life's chief aim, pursuit of pleasure, pleasure seeking, sensuality, sybaritism
in open defiance of prevailing conditions, such a person, dissatisfied, disgruntled, grumbler
provide satisfaction for the low tastes or vices of others, a person who does this, indulge, pimp, procurer
piece de resistance
principle dish of a meal, incident, item, outstanding accomplishment, centerpiece, chef d'oeuvre
group of symptoms or signs that collectively characterize or indicate disease, disorder, abnorality, complex, pattern
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