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Synonyms for satyr

an immoral or licentious man

Synonyms for satyr

man with strong sexual desires

one of a class of woodland deities


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Then the fauns and satyrs gathered round the Lady, wondering at her beauty, pitying her "fair blubbered face.
After this they arrived at the Satyr's home, and soon the Satyr put a smoking dish of porridge before him.
Then there came the old blankness, and he saw nothing but what seemed to him the face of a satyr - dark and evil - mocking him through the shadows which had surely fallen now for ever.
You perceive, however, that he is neither a lamb, nor a goat, nor a satyr, neither has he much resemblance to the Pan of the Arcadians.
Have we not seen, or by relation heard, In courts and regal chambers how thou lurk'st, In wood or grove, by mossy fountain-side, In valley or green meadow, to waylay Some beauty rare, Calisto, Clymene, Daphne, or Semele, Antiopa, Or Amymone, Syrinx, many more Too long--then lay'st thy scapes on names adored, Apollo, Neptune, Jupiter, or Pan, Satyr, or Faun, or Silvan?
Sufferers of Satyriasis mimic the rowdy and excessive behaviour of mythical satyrs.
The proverbial uselessness of satyrs, who never get their act together, is highlighted.
Christopher contributes an article on two very different satyrs in C.
In the Net-Haulers the chest has reached the island of Serifos and Diktys (the brother of the local king Polydectes), rescues Danae and Perseus with the help of the satyrs.
It traces the development of the concept of 'Faerie' in Northern European literature from the Arthurian cycle to Marlowe to Paracelsus to von Lilienfield and points between, touching on voices from Otherworld, both ghostly and living; symbolism of the Fairy Mound and its association with Morgan le Fay; Satyrs and Faeries.
While distracted by nature's tableau, a group of satyrs steals upon the nymphs and, realizing the peril they face, the nymphs take flight.
Basics THREE Satyrs is dated to around 1st Century AD and is the only ancient sculpture confirmed to have been in 'il Magnifico's' collection.
The central scene is watched by furry cheering satyrs, Diana and her brawny nymphs and a balding river-god.
Yet even though myth and tragic heroization are treated grotesquely in the fourth drama, the chorus of satyrs still live in bondage.
The line-up includes The Satyrs - by street theatre company HEIR OF INSANITY - which are half-human, half-goat, with gold-painted bodies and thick, white fur-covered haunches.