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hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
flotsam - drifting wreckage
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
hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
crone - hag; ugly old woman
posture - assume an affected pose; act artificially; N: pose; attitude
iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant