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irreverence - lack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent
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
jocund - merry
idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
zeal - eager enthusiasm (to a cause or ideal); ADJ. zealous
notoriety - disrepute; ill fame
imperil - put in danger
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent