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metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
hermetic - concerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult
tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
jubilation - rejoicing; great joy