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simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
mellifluous - (of words or a voice) sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious; having a pleasant tune
meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
merit - deserve; ADJ. meritorious: deserving reward or praise
infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
effeminate - having womanly traits
coercion - use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person