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allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
tertiary - third in order or rank
referendum - direct vote by all the people
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child
aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
nascent - incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music