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figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
viand - food; CF. live
broach - introduce as a subject; moot; open up
transcribe - copy; write a copy of; N. transcription
imposture - assuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor
gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
amalgamate - (of societies or groups) combine; unite in one body
ineffable - unutterable; not to be uttered; taboo; that cannot be expressed in speech; indescribable; unspeakable; inexpressible; Ex. ineffable name/joy