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::: berate - scold strongly
::: pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
::: besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
::: endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection
::: sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
::: masticate - chew
::: celestial - heavenly
::: makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
::: 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
::: bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism