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inaugurate - begin formally; install in office; induct into office by a formal ceremony; N. inauguration; ADJ. inaugural
mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
inverse - opposite
masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
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
innovation - change; something newly introduced; introduction of something new; V. innovate: begin or introduce (something new); be creative; ADJ. innovative