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depict - portray
converge - approach; tend to meet; come together
dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
analogy - similarity; parallelism; comparing two similar things
censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
figment - invention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination
topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place