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metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
nectar - drink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees
check - stop motion; curb or restrain
predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
denigrate - blacken; defame
subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
entail - make necessary; require; necessitate; involve; limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs; Ex. entail A on/upon B
ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures