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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
polyglot - speaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot person/society; N.
abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
palpable - tangible; (of something bad) easily perceptible; obvious; Ex. palpable blunder
imprudent - lacking caution; not prudent; injudicious
restitution - returning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury
multiplicity - state of being numerous or multiple; large number; Ex. multiplicity of details; ADJ. multiple: of more than one element