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parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
bacchanal - noisy party with a lot of drinking
ordinance - decree; authoritative order
enterprising - full of initiative; showing enterprise
sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
prefigure - be a sign of; foreshadow
adverse - going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile