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seismic - pertaining to earthquakes
procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
import - significance; importance; meaning
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
sparse - not thick; thinly scattered; scanty
patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe
jabber - chatter rapidly or unintelligibly
ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
exhilarating - invigorating and refreshing; cheering; V. exhilarate: make cheerful and excited; Ex. exhilarated by the ride in the sports car