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refraction - bending of a ray of light
infidel - unbeliever (with respect to a particular religion)
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
menagerie - collection of wild animals on exhibition; zoo
motto - brief statement used to express a principle
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
epitome - perfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody
satirical - using satire; mocking