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meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
mimicry - imitation
equipoise - balance; balancing force; equilibrium
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
stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected
profound - deep; not superficial; complete; Ex. profound thinker/remark/silence/deafness; N. profundity