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effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
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
amorous - moved by sexual love; loving; of sexual love; Ex. amorous advances
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
chuckle - laugh quietly
clich - \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.