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prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
plenary - (of power) complete; full; fully attended by all qualified members; Ex. plenary power
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
flagrant - conspicuously wicked, bad, or offensive; blatant; outrageous
congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior