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avuncular - of or like an uncle
prominent - protruding(sticking out); conspicuous; notable; eminent
mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
swipe - hit with a sweeping motion; N.
regeneration - spiritual rebirth; Ex. regeneration of the prisoners; V. regenerate: give or obtain new life; reform spiritually
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
solicit - entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat