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::: metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
::: cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
::: obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable
::: ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
::: placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
::: superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete
::: ferocious - fierce; violent; N. ferocity
::: poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
::: cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum
::: conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)