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sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
figurine - small ornamental statuette(very small statue)
parable - short simple story teaching a moral
mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
abode - dwelling place; home
hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care