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sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
whim - sudden capricious idea; fancy
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
subjective - influenced by personal feelings; occurring or taking place within the mind; unreal; Ex. subjective sensation of the ghostly presence
potent - powerful; convincing; persuasive; greatly influential
underlying - lying below; fundamental
sprightly - lively
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
ominous - threatening; of an evil omen