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amoral - nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
giddy - light-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height
magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
drivel - nonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense
stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
sidereal - relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day
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