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::: encircle - surround
::: mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
::: personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
::: papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
::: circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
::: protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
::: recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
::: exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
::: mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
::: blowhard - talkative boaster; braggart