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aperture - opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
abscond - depart secretly and hide
depict - portray
acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
carafe - glass water bottle; decanter
benevolent - generous; charitable; having a wish to do good
array - marshal; draw up in order; arrange in order; clothe splendidly; adorn; N: fine clothes; ordered group; Ex. in battle array
lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution