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prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter
parable - short simple story teaching a moral
plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
indifferent - unmoved or unconcerned by; having no interest in; mediocre; neither good nor bad
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)
curator - superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)
filing - particle removed by a file