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parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
titular - of a title; in name only; nominal; having the title of an office without the obligations; Ex. titular head of the company
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
graduated - arranged by degrees (of height, difficulty, etc.)
plethora - excess; overabundance; Ex. a plethora of excuses
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
sanguinary - bloody; with much bloodshed
infidel - unbeliever (with respect to a particular religion)
tessellated - mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern