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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
bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
myriad - very large number; ADJ. CF. ten thousand
zenith - point directly overhead in the sky; summit; acme; highest point
generality - vague statement; general statement which is not detailed; quality of being general; greater part; most; Ex. generality of people
retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)