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parable - short simple story teaching a moral
inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
lackluster - lacking luster(shine; gloss); dull
raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
inebriated - habitually intoxicated; drunk; N. inebriety
turpitude - depravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude
bearing - deportment; connection
compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
exemplary - serving as a model; outstanding; Ex. exemplary punishment/behavior; N. exemplar: typical example; model