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parable - short simple story teaching a moral
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
bullion - gold and silver in the form of bars
injurious - harmful; causing injury
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
chameleon - lizard that changes color in different situations
clich - \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed