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ludicrous - laughable; ridiculous; trifling
whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
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
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child
asymmetric - not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
conveyance - vehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance
deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect