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parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
sedition - conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious
fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
solemnity - seriousness; gravity
fanciful - whimsical; visionary; imaginary; produced by imagination; Ex. fanciful scheme
codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
repository - storehouse
comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment