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::: prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
::: seasoned - experienced
::: coercion - use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce
::: vivid - (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
::: finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
::: unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
::: metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
::: homage - honor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
::: understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
::: expiate - make amends for (a sin)