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precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty
thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
parable - short simple story teaching a moral
leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally