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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
empirical - based on experience
delude - deceive
inaugurate - begin formally; install in office; induct into office by a formal ceremony; N. inauguration; ADJ. inaugural
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
calculated - deliberately planned; likely
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
labyrinth - maze