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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
::: amorous - moved by sexual love; loving; of sexual love; Ex. amorous advances
::: heedless - not noticing; disregarding
::: papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
::: diva - operatic singer; prima donna
::: sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
::: 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'
::: altruistic - unselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism
::: purported - alleged; claimed; reputed or rumored; Ex. purported Satanists
::: cavalcade - procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry