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apropos - with reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
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
mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
rebuttal - refutation; response with contrary evidence; V. rebut: refute; disprove
orator - public speaker
preamble - introductory statement