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defection - desertion
abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
quaff - drink with zest; drink with relish(zest; hearty enjoyment);
valid - logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport
extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
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
yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
vie - contend; compete