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scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
coquette - flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
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
gustatory - affecting or relating to the sense of taste
glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
imperceptible - unnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
acme - peak; pinnacle; highest point