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::: pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
::: carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
::: dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
::: narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
::: motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
::: fulminate - thunder; explode; issue a severe denunciation
::: fabricate - build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society
::: bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
::: adherent - supporter; follower
::: disinclination - unwillingness