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cadaverous - like a corpse; pale
perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
bombardment - attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
seasonable - occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die