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avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
encircle - surround
certitude - certainty
exonerate - acquit; exculpate; free from blame or guilt
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous
inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
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