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figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
cornice - projecting molding on building (usually above columns or pillars); ó
chicanery - trickery; deception
blasphemy - irreverence; sacrilege; cursing; bad language about God or holy things; V. blasphem; ADJ. blasphemous; CF. sacrilege
inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
codicil - supplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
requisite - necessary requirement; something required; ADJ: required; necessary