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::: brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
::: coercion - use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce
::: invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
::: saga - Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative
::: mausoleum - monumental tomb; large stately tomb; CF. Mausolos
::: plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
::: deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
::: propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
::: irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
::: metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer