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metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
impenetrable - not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
hazardous - dangerous
flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
botch - mismanage; blow
liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent