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callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
parable - short simple story teaching a moral
aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
implore - beg
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer