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caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
impenetrable - not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
festive - joyous; celebratory; relating to a feast or festival
plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
lineaments - features especially of the face; distinctive shape or contour of the face; CF. line
buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market