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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
cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
recluse - hermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive
interstice - narrow space between things
imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
wispy - thin; slight; barely discernible
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical