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analogous - comparable; similar
enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
glut - overstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply
aversion - firm dislike
appall - dismay; shock deeply
juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison