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anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
incontrovertible - indisputable; impossible to dispute; not open to question; unquestionable
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
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
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
flair - talent
advert - refer