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::: blandishment - flattery
::: notoriety - disrepute; ill fame
::: prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
::: bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
::: metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
::: paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
::: vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
::: meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
::: proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate
::: abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)