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porcine
swine
lupine
leguminous (peas and beans) herbs
bovine
cows; dull qualities
metonymy
figure of speech using name of one thing for that of another associated with the first
synecdoche
figure of speech by which a part is put for the whole
consternation
amazement or dismay that throws into confusion
pyrotechnics
art of making fireworks; display of fireworks, a spectacular display
urban
relating to the city
prodigal
characterized by wasteful expenditure; recklessly spendthrift; yielding abundantly
transcendental
superior; beyond ordinary; abstract; idealistic
perdition
utter destruction; eternal damnation
brazen
marked by contemptuous boldness
porcine
swine
to precipitate
to throw violently; to bring about abruptly
lupine
leguminous (peas and beans) herbs
bovine
cows; dull qualities
metonymy
figure of speech using name of one thing for that of another associated with the first
synecdoche
figure of speech by which a part is put for the whole
consternation
amazement or dismay that throws into confusion
pyrotechnics
art of making fireworks; display of fireworks, a spectacular display
urban
relating to the city
prodigal
characterized by wasteful expenditure; recklessly spendthrift; yielding abundantly
transcendental
superior; beyond ordinary; abstract; idealistic
perdition
utter destruction; eternal damnation
brazen
marked by contemptuous boldness
to precipitate
to throw violently; to bring about abruptly