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vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
parable - short simple story teaching a moral
abate - subside or moderate
fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
abstruse - obscure; profound; difficult to understand
trickle - flow in drops or in a thin stream; N.
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
agrarian - pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform