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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
::: masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
::: distend - expand; swell out
::: raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
::: glamor - compelling charm; ADJ. glamorous
::: ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
::: reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
::: incipient - beginning; in an early stage
::: cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
::: periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town