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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
::: pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
::: subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
::: addle - make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)
::: yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
::: transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
::: accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
::: monolithic - solidly uniform; unchangeable; unyielding; N. monolith: large block of stone
::: scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
::: ratiocination - reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically