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allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
dissonance - discord
reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
vex - annoy; distress
concentric - having a common center
dismember - cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb
turpitude - depravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude
adamant - hard; inflexible
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm