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engross - occupy fully; absorb
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
anthropoid - manlike; resembling a human being; N.
dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
garrulous - loquacious; wordy; talkative; N. garrulity
growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
outgoing - sociable; eager to mix socially with others
ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest