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Synonyms for goat

one who is made an object of blame

Synonyms for goat

any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns

a victim of ridicule or pranks

(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Capricorn

the tenth sign of the zodiac

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36) Celia is the "Death of [his] honor," since she, his valued possession and representative of his honor, had come to the "public window," to be "gazed upon with goatish eyes" (2.
there is nothing disgraces me in my own eyes so much as being one of a race of eyes nose and mouth beings in a planet call'd the earth who all from Plato to Wesley have always mingled goatish winnyish lustful love with the abstract adoration of the deity" (Essays277).
In the end you have to come clean and say 'I did something dishonourable, shabby and goatish.
Each of the other words has connotations inclining toward physical planes of life, whereas "imperious" centers Pan as a regal being, no matter his goatish makeup.
The added text was of a piece with the added business for his marriage: scantily-dressed figures danced around the bride and groom in a comedy suggesting goatish copulation.
The sight of this crooked figure must recall images of Pan or of the devil himself, often portrayed with bent, goatish legs and a furry head.