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::: symmetry - arrangement of parts so that balance is obtained; congruity; ADJ. symmetrical
::: carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
::: parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
::: forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
::: solvent - able to pay all debts; N. solvency
::: imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
::: rebuff - reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
::: sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
::: ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
::: defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence