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anarchy - absence of governing body; state of disorder
refraction - bending of a ray of light
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
tactile - pertaining to the organs or sense of touch
malevolent - wishing evil; exhibiting ill will; N. malevolence
finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center
paean - song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
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