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horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
adversary - opponent; enemy
nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
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
myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
abeyance - suspended action
enigma - puzzle; mystery; ADJ. enigmatic: obscure; puzzling