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parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
fluster - confuse; make nervous and confused; N.
minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
impious - irreverent
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
plausible - conceivably true; having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious
sherbet - flavored dessert ice
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child