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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
::: catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
::: arbitrate - act as judge (at the request of both sides)
::: studious - given to diligent study
::: rudimentary - elementary; not developed; crude; N. rudiment: fundamental element or principle; Ex. rudiments of the language
::: polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
::: haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
::: chivalrous - courteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry
::: fraudulent - cheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deception; swindle
::: demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery