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parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
chaotic - in utter disorder
ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
epitaph - inscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone)
concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
lunatic - insane; Ex. lunatic asylum
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
misgivings - doubts