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::: secular - worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal
::: palate - roof of the mouth; sense of the taste
::: metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
::: demented - insane
::: gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
::: dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
::: terminus - last stop of railroad; end
::: assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
::: array - marshal; draw up in order; arrange in order; clothe splendidly; adorn; N: fine clothes; ordered group; Ex. in battle array
::: squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.