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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
institute - organization for a special purpose; V: establish
flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
imposture - assuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor
wanderlust - strong longing to travel
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference