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parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
incinerate - burn to ashes
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
putrid - decayed and foul-smelling; foul; rotten; decayed; N. putridity
bland - soothing or mild (food); agreeable; causing no trouble or offence