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nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
confound - confuse; puzzle
apposite - appropriate; fitting
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
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
hindmost - furthest behind; farthest to the rear
verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
autonomous - self-governing; N. autonomy
bludgeon - club; heavy-headed weapon; V.