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illicit - illegal
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
unrequited - not requited; not reciprocated; Ex. unrequited love
condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
artless - without guile; open and honest
diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
prodigy - highly gifted child; person with exceptional talents; marvel; wonder