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pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
truism - self-evident truth
murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
titular - of a title; in name only; nominal; having the title of an office without the obligations; Ex. titular head of the company
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
delude - deceive
volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
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