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simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
irrelevant - not applicable; unrelated
archetype - prototype; primitive pattern
omnivorous - eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything
potentate - monarch; sovereign
misconduct - immoral behavior; bad management; V.
harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand
censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm