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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A short story that illustrates a moral lesson.
From Old French parable, from Latin parabola (comparison), from Greek parabole (comparison), from paraballein (to compare), from para- (beside) + ballein (to throw). Earliest documented use: 1250.
Remove the initial letter and you get arable.
“You have honored me this day with your story, which in other words, was like a parable.”
Michael Grant; Who Moved My Friggin’ Provolone?; CreateSpace; 2016.
See more usage examples of parable in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult to each other? -George Eliot (pen name of Mary Ann Evans), novelist (22 Nov 1819-22 Dec 1880)