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promulgate - announce; proclaim a doctrine or law; make known by official publication
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
addiction - compulsive habitual need
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
expound - explain
rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
circuitous - roundabout
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length