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parable - short simple story teaching a moral
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
viand - food; CF. live
cogent - convincing
blunder - error; stupid mistake
vagabond - wanderer (without a permanent home); tramp
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking