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igneous - produced by fire; of fire; volcanic; (of rocks) formed from lava; Ex. igneous meteorite
proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage
coalition - partnership; league; union of separate political parties
charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
sodden - thoroughly soaked; dull or stupid as if from drink
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
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak