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infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
exempt - not subject to a duty or obligation; free from a duty; V.
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
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling
pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
ferocious - fierce; violent; N. ferocity
imperil - put in danger