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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
eloquence - expressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
practicable - feasible
errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant
minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
perforate - pierce; put a hole through
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.