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of or relating to a church parish

The meaning of the word parochial is of or relating to a church parish.

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indiscriminatenot marked by careful distinction : deficient in discrimination and discernment
triflesomething of little value, substance, or importance
tautologicalinvolving or containing rhetorical tautology : redundant
pronehaving a tendency or inclination : being likely
personifyto conceive of or represent as a person or as having human qualities or powers
prognosisthe prospect of recovery as anticipated from the usual course of disease or peculiarities of the case
pandemoniuma wild uproar (as because of anger or excitement in a crowd of people)
grotesquea style of decorative art characterized by fanciful or fantastic human and animal forms often interwoven with foliage or similar figures that may distort the natural into absurdity, ugliness, or caricature
bearingthe manner in which one behaves or comports oneself : the manner in which one bears (see bear