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surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
parable - short simple story teaching a moral
expatiate - talk at length; speak or write in detail
contaminate - pollute
canto - division of a long poem
decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
seine - seine net; net for catching fish
problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ