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quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
visionary - produced by imagination; fanciful; mystical; showing foresight; N: one having foresight; one given to speculative impractical ideas
bemused - confused; lost in thought; preoccupied
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
seep - pass slowly through small openings; ooze; trickle; N. seepage
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety