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metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
cascade - small waterfall
egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
underhand - (underhanded) done slyly and secretly (being dishonest)
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
simper - smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly
wily - crafty; cunning; artful; N. wile: deceitful stratagem
incur - bring upon oneself