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parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
zenith - point directly overhead in the sky; summit; acme; highest point
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
aviary - enclosure for birds; large cage
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
extrovert - person interested mostly in external objects and actions
farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species