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depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
pecuniary - pertaining to money
jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
solstice - point or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
dissonance - discord
historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)