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downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
affiliation - joining; associating with
foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
osseous - made of bone; bony
corpuscle - red or white cell in the blood
miscellaneous - made up of a variety of parts
chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly