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::: entice - lure; persuade to do (something wrong); attract; tempt
::: reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
::: idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
::: traduce - expose to slander
::: 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
::: grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
::: connubial - pertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state
::: smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
::: reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
::: loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth