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::: narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
::: stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
::: arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
::: gravity - seriousness; ADJ. grave
::: penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
::: symmetry - arrangement of parts so that balance is obtained; congruity; ADJ. symmetrical
::: fuddle - make stupid or confused as with alcholic drink; N. in a fuddle: confused
::: carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
::: simper - smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly
::: glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty