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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
::: declivity - downward slope
::: veracity - truthfulness; adherence to the truth
::: futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
::: opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
::: apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
::: tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
::: inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
::: disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
::: dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive