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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
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
reimburse - repay; pay back
filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
resumption - taking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.