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allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
apparent - evident; easily seen or understood; appearing as such; Ex. apparent improvement
resplendent - brilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious
glamor - compelling charm; ADJ. glamorous
stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia