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::: expos - \'e public revelation of something discreditable
::: bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
::: foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
::: 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
::: advert - refer
::: apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
::: titular - of a title; in name only; nominal; having the title of an office without the obligations; Ex. titular head of the company
::: civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
::: rebuke - scold harshly; criticize severely
::: disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark