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incrustation - hard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
uproarious - marked by commotion or uproar; very noisy (esp. with laughter); hilarious; causing loud laughter; extremely funny
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group
disapprobation - disapproval; condemnation
gorge - stuff oneself (with food); glut; CF. gorgeous: dazzlingly beautiful
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
centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse