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nourish - provide with food necessary for life and growth
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
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
mauve - pale purple
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
valor - bravery; ADJ. valiant: possessing valor; brave
besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
ramification - branching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision
frenzied - madly excited; N. frenzy: violent wild excitement
prank - mischievous trick