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Parable

Moralistic story

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debacle

ruin, collapse

2

countenance

tolerate, approve

3

refute

prove wrong or false

4

pensive

thoughtful, reflectice

5

equanimity

calmness, self-control

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Whimsical

humorous, witty

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sanctimonious

hypocritically religious

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flabbergasted

astounded

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wince

draw back, flinch

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stupor

daze, insensible condition

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effrontery

boldness

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lampoon

ridicule

13

hirsute

hairy

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whet

stimulate, stir up

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gaunt

thin, haggard

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vivacious

lively, gay

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mien

appearance, bearing

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cliche

a commonplace phrase

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nonentity

one of no importance

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tongue in one's cheek

not to be sincere

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to leave no stone unturned

to try one's best, to make every effort

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to raise cain

to cause trouble, make a fuss

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to pull up stakes

to quit a place