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::: obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
::: balmy - soft and mild (of air); fragrant
::: dissension - disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group
::: array - marshal; draw up in order; arrange in order; clothe splendidly; adorn; N: fine clothes; ordered group; Ex. in battle array
::: ordinance - decree; authoritative order
::: venerate - revere; treat with great respect
::: sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
::: imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
::: 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
::: emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.