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masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
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
smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
demographic - related to population balance; N. demography: statistical study of human population
consolidation - unification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen
trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)