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willowy - flexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
forsake - desert; abandon; renounce
impede - hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
brawn - human muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
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
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
surmount - overcome