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reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
subsidiary - serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.
parable - short simple story teaching a moral
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
vagary - capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander
ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
scanty - meager; insufficient
effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment