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feature - distinctive part of the faces (as the eyes or mouth); features: overall appearance of the face; prominent or distinctive quality; prominent article; film; V: make prominent
cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
renegade - deserter; traitor; ADJ.
upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
ordeal - severe trial or affliction; difficult experience; trial(test of patience or endurance); affliction
perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
suspense - state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
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