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euphony - sweet sound; ADJ. euphonious
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
fundamental - basic; primary; essential
unprepossessing - unattractive
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
evocative - tending to call up (emotions, memories)