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detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
inebriate - make drunk; intoxicate; N. intoxicated person
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
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
conveyance - vehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance
acrophobia - fear of heights
catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
abysmal - bottomless