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A comparison between things that have similar features, often used to help or explain a principle idea.
To behave in a way which shows that you consider yourself to be better or more intelligent than other people.
showing strong disapproval and not showing respect.
a word or phrase used to avoid saying an unpleasant or offensive word.
likely to change your opinion or your feelings suddenly and without a good reason.
very ordinary and therefore not interesting
the state of being near in space or time
to examine something very carefully in order to discover information
the main subject/idea of a talk, book, movie, etc.