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figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
garner - gather; store up; amass
avocation - secondary or minor occupation
recuperate - recover; return to health; regain; Ex. recuperate losses
slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
creep - move with body close to the ground; move stealthily or slowly; N.
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy
decelerate - slow down