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::: figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
::: indecisive - marked by indecision; inconclusive; Ex. indecisive battle
::: perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)
::: knell - tolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.
::: centrifuge - machine that separates substances by whirling them
::: unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
::: foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
::: unbridled - violent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed
::: surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
::: purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general