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subliminal - below the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement
delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
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
commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
devoid - empty; lacking
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
cache - hiding place; V.
irascible - irritable; easily angered
evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation