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figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
annex - attach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one
vagrant - wandering from place to place; roving; stray; moving in a random fashion; Ex. vagrant thoughts; N. vagrancy
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
surpass - exceed
wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim