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succor - assist (someone in difficulty); aid; comfort; N.
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
wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
pachyderm - thick-skinned animal
ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
somnambulist - sleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism