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parable - short simple story teaching a moral
dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
animated - lively; spirited
peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
magnitude - greatness (in size or extent); extent
confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.