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analogy - similarity; parallelism; comparing two similar things
cardiologist - doctor specializing in ailments of the heart
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
invalidate - weaken; destroy; make invalid; nullify
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
diadem - crown
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank