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parable
a moralistic story
whimsical
humorous, witty
lampoon (v.)
ridicule
countenance
tolerate, approve
sanctimonious
hypocritically religious
to pull up stakes
to quit a place
equanimity
calmness, self-control
effrontery
boldness
nonentity
one of no importance
flabbergasted
astounded
debacle
ruin, collapse
to raise Cain
to cause trouble, make a fuss
vivacious
lively, gay
gaunt
thin, haggard
mien
appearance, bearing
hirsute
hairy
refute
prove wrong or false
to leave no stone unturned
to try one's best, to make every effort
pensive
thoughtful, reflective
whet
stimulate, stir up
stupor
daze, insensible condition
wince
draw back, flinch
cliche
a commonplace phrase
tongue in one's cheek
not to be sincere