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::: metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
::: earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
::: nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial
::: amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
::: caste - one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige
::: repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
::: shackle - chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.
::: yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
::: facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
::: contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments