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platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
bizarre - fantastic; violently contrasting; noticeably odd; strikingly unconventional
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
tessellated - mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
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
indemnify - make secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured