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::: 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
::: conversant - familiar with; having knowledge of
::: ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
::: relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
::: divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
::: bicameral - two-chambered as a legislative body
::: soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
::: irreconcilable - impossible to reconcile; incompatible; not able to be resolved
::: awful - terrible; very bad
::: rankle - irritate; fester; annoy