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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
mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech
castrate - remove the sex organs (of a male animal or person)
swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
exiguous - small in amount; minute
confidential - spoken or written in secret; trusted with private matters; Ex. confidential secretary
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession