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::: figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
::: savor - enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality
::: kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
::: provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
::: existential - pertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism
::: prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
::: optimum - most favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition
::: uproar - noisy confusion
::: elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
::: hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure