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conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
check - stop motion; curb or restrain
gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
beneficent - kindly; doing good
labyrinth - maze
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