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inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
emblazon - ornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
succor - assist (someone in difficulty); aid; comfort; N.
bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
spoof - parody
inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner