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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
enterprising - full of initiative; showing enterprise
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
pendulous - hanging; suspended
amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.
cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy
reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation
dignitary - person of high rank or position
concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction