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figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
pious - devout; religious; N. piety
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
perforate - pierce; put a hole through
drone - talk dully; buzz or murmur like a bee; N.
conspire - take part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
penitent - repentant; N.
deface - mar; disfigure
bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror