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deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
titular - of a title; in name only; nominal; having the title of an office without the obligations; Ex. titular head of the company
bilk - swindle; cheat
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
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
benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
expedite - hasten; make go faster
progeny - children; offspring; descendants
circuit - closed circular line around an area; circumference; regularly repeated journey from place to place