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pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
parable - short simple story teaching a moral
plump - pleasantly fat; nicely rounded
accoutre - equip; N. accoutrement
validate - make valid; confirm; ratify
intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky