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coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
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
salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
spoof - parody
guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
melee - fight
enamored - in love; Ex. enamored of his own beauty; V. enamor: inspire with love