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::: 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
::: predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
::: supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
::: anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
::: reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
::: disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
::: egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
::: stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
::: sovereign - ruler in a monarchy; ADJ: (of a country) independent and self-governing; having supreme power; supreme; excellent
::: summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)