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brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
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
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
reiterate - repeat
precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
tumid - (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
imbue - saturate(soak thoroughly); fill; Ex. imbue someone with feelings