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having or seeming to have a hidden or ambiguous meanning
cryptic
easily managed;docile;yielding
tractible
made or done without previous preparation
imprompt
desire to do good to others; good will or charitableness
benevolent
marked by or attened with humiliation
ingominious
something that is put forward to conceal a true purpous or object
pretext
published after the death of an author
posthumously
to find fault with; to blame
reproch
to cover or shelter; hide
ensconced
an expression of as general truth or principle
maxim
at a distance; out of involvement
aloof
to take out of the place of interment
disinterred
bearing demeanor
countenance
to renounce without intent to recover or resume
forshook
manifesting or feeling
contemptuously
behavior towards others
demeanor
to skip about in play
gambolling
a legendary story of supernatural happining
fable
a literary work holding up human vices and follies to ridicule or scorn
satire
the expression by means of symbolic ficinal figures ad actions of truts or generalizations about human existance
allegory
a pretense of ingnorance and of willingness to learn from another assumed in order to make the other's false conceptions
irony
the art or practice of using symbols
symbolism
to present an indication or a sugestion of befor hand; presage
forshadowing