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allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
explicit - totally clear; definite; outspoken
abate - subside or moderate
sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
demeanor - behavior; bearing
calligraphy - beautiful writing; excellent penmanship
ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.