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::: metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
::: evasive - not frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
::: dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
::: paramour - illicit lover
::: inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
::: espionage - spying
::: shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
::: ecclesiastic - ecclesiastical; pertaining to the church; N: minister; priest; cleric; clergyman
::: metropolis - large city
::: frenzied - madly excited; N. frenzy: violent wild excitement