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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
::: dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
::: peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
::: magistrate - official with power to administer the law
::: plump - pleasantly fat; nicely rounded
::: exculpate - clear from blame or guilt
::: belligerent - quarrelsome
::: grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner
::: mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
::: argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people