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dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
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
hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
malediction - curse
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
dexterous - skillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity
rankle - irritate; fester; annoy
bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible