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leonine - like a lion
gorge - narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)
subjective - influenced by personal feelings; occurring or taking place within the mind; unreal; Ex. subjective sensation of the ghostly presence
compensatory - making up for; repaying
aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
tribune - official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep