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parable - short simple story teaching a moral
nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
archaic - antiquated; no longer used; belonging to the past; N.
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
haughtiness - pride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty
repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
mimicry - imitation