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amiable - agreeable; lovable; warmly friendly
fickle - changeable (in affections or friendship); faithless
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
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
vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
recuperate - recover; return to health; regain; Ex. recuperate losses
garish - overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy