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::: restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
::: foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
::: 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
::: culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
::: corrosive - eating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce
::: wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
::: palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
::: piscatorial - pertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces
::: bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
::: farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical