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allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
prognosticate - predict (according to present indications)
sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy
philology - study of language or words
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
communal - held in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune
accost - approach and speak first to a person
comprehend - include; understand