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context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
egregious - notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking
castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
rapture - great joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous
phenomena - observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength
parable - short simple story teaching a moral
fiend - evil spirit; devil