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Vignette

A short, descriptive episode or scene that can stand on its own as a piece of writing.

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Allegory

When the characters and events are symbols that stand for ideas about life and humanity or for a Political or historical situation

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Anagoge

A spiritual or mystical interpretation of a word or passage form Scripture

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Forestall

To act before (someone else) in order to prevent something

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Idioms

A form of language that is spoken in a particular that uses its own grammar, words, and pronunciations

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Countenance

A person's expression

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Fusillade

A large number of shots that are fired very quickly

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Tableau

A depiction of a scene usually presented on a stage by silent and motionless costumed participants.