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censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
ramification - branching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
hibernal - wintry; wintery; of or like winter
hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
parable - short simple story teaching a moral
vivid - (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D