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::: ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
::: parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
::: implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
::: sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
::: sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
::: metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
::: uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
::: exodus - departure (of a large number of people)
::: slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
::: insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot