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metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
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
stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
favoritism - display of partiality toward a favored person
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
anthropomorphic - having human form or characteristics
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
sonorous - resonant; producing a full deep sound; producing sound
insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character