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detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
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
purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
decoy - lure or bait; V.
prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
leonine - like a lion
appellation - name; title