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decelerate - slow down
flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
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
meander - wind or turn in its course; follow a winding or turning course; move aimlessly and idly
evanescent - fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
suborn - persuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury); N. subornation
sturdy - strong and firm (in the body)
efficacy - power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual
proletarian - member of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)