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milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
holocaust - destruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust
analogous - comparable; similar
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
infidel - unbeliever (with respect to a particular religion)
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
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
altruistic - unselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism
veer - change in direction; swerve
array - marshal; draw up in order; arrange in order; clothe splendidly; adorn; N: fine clothes; ordered group; Ex. in battle array