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fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
thematic - of a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea
jabber - chatter rapidly or unintelligibly
dispassionate - calm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
stately - formal; ceremonious; grand in style or size; majestic
disjointed - disconnected; lacking coherence; V. disjoint: disconnect; disjoin
venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile