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humdrum - dull; monotonous
oligarchy - government by a privileged few
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
penitent - repentant; N.
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
abominate - loathe; hate
execrable - very bad; detestable
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly