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::: metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
::: vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
::: forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
::: egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
::: quicksilver - mercury
::: quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
::: husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman
::: affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
::: hummock - small hill; hillock
::: colossal - huge