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pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
lagoon - shallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
collected - composed; calm; self-possessed
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
insatiable - not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
prank - mischievous trick
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
neophyte - recent convert; new member of a religious group; beginner; CF. plant
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