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parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
momentous - very important; N. moment; CF. momentary
legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
broil - cook by direct heat; N.
genesis - beginning; origin
prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose