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didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
correlate - either of the correlated things; V.
diurnal - daily; occurring during the daytime
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)