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meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous
verisimilar - having the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible
patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe
chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower
obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy