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parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
repast - meal; feast; banquet
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
corrode - destroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)