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motto - brief statement used to express a principle
hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
juggernaut - irresistible crushing force; overwhelming advancing force that crushes everything in its path
unique - without an equal; single in kind
expunge - cancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D