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didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
germane - pertinent; bearing upon(having connection with) the case at hand; appropriate
narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
remit - transmit (money) in payment; free someone from a debt or punishment
murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
accost - approach and speak first to a person
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story