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Palindrome

A word or phrase which reads the same back word and forward

Adage

An old saying now accepted as being truthful

Hackneyed

Made common by overuse

Hyperbole

An exaggeration, not to be taken seriously

Lurid

Glowing through haze ; Shocking ; Sensational

Throe

Spasm or pang

Vitiate

To spoil ; To cause moral weakness

Precipitate

To cause to happen ; Happening quickly

Edify

To instruct and improve the mind

Livid

Discolored, as if bruised ; Extremely angry ; Furious