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allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
blighted - suffering from a disease; destroyed
infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
endue - provide with some quality; endow
filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
effeminate - having womanly traits