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simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
refute - disprove; prove to be false; N. refutation
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
enclave - territory enclosed within an alien land
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
imperceptible - unnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner
embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass