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::: belated - delayed
::: politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
::: retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
::: ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
::: intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
::: interjection - exclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''
::: 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
::: panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
::: subjective - influenced by personal feelings; occurring or taking place within the mind; unreal; Ex. subjective sensation of the ghostly presence
::: quaff - drink with zest; drink with relish(zest; hearty enjoyment);