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::: compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
::: expound - explain
::: parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
::: canto - division of a long poem
::: liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
::: indolent - lazy
::: descry - catch sight of (something distant)
::: malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
::: slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
::: irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back