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::: figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
::: decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent
::: decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
::: marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
::: florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
::: upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
::: facsimile - copy
::: luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
::: scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
::: concord - harmony; accord