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::: metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
::: palatial - of or suitable for a palace; magnificent
::: civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
::: proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
::: precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
::: cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
::: voluminous - having great volume (as of a garment or container); bulky; large
::: expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
::: skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
::: misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend