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resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
beneficent - kindly; doing good
parable - short simple story teaching a moral
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
colossal - huge
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
natation - swimming
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy