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::: simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
::: decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable
::: pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
::: tremulous - trembling; wavering
::: pillage - plunder
::: hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
::: apiculture - bee-keeping
::: nonentity - person of no importance; nonexistence
::: comprehend - include; understand
::: nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties