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prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
debauch - corrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)
chalice - goblet; consecrated cup
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
matrimony - state of being married
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
viand - food; CF. live
peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry