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::: ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
::: sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
::: ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
::: obsequy - funeral ceremony
::: melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
::: temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
::: exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
::: 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
::: grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
::: dally - trifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time