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analogy - similarity; parallelism; comparing two similar things
outcast - one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.
upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
nascent - incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music
annuity - yearly allowance
inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
falsify - make (something written) false by changing
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull