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trepidation - fear; nervous apprehension
provisional - tentative; temporary
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
satyr - half-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher; CF. faun; CF. goat: lecherous man
impunity - freedom from punishment or harm; CF. punish
paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
atheistic - denying the existence of God; N. atheism
intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
benevolent - generous; charitable; having a wish to do good
contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible