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  • v. Present participle of parallel.


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  • In fact, arguably, its sponsorship of a culture of greed closely parallelling left Liberalism's culture of death hastened the descent.

    About that social encyclical...

  • Amid news of the global financial crisis and the credit crunch, this murder-suicide has become emblematic of the times -- in its way parallelling the deathly plunges of Wall Street stockbrokers in 1929.

    Terrance Heath: Concentrating the Wealth, Pt. 1

  • And in La Zona Romantíca, especially on the street parallelling the ocean, (near Los Arcos, Hotel Marisol etc) the restaurants, lamp-posts etc. were decorated with hundreds of poinsettas, twinkling lights ... and the New Year's parties left the restaurants and small bars and filled the street.

    Which One is the Real Vallarta

  • What drove this, in turn, was an economic equation closely parallelling the one that guided the rise of the global economy: the fact that for a certain historical period, all through the industrial world, energy was cheaper than human labor.

    Archive 2008-07-06

  • For 24 hours now, clusters of news and emergency relief helicopters have been hovering along a sort of invisible thread parallelling the railroad tracks.

    Boing Boing: January 23, 2005 - January 29, 2005 Archives

  • Since it's a sloppier story than "Dagon," it also introduces a lot of things that HPL didn't wind up using so much, beginning with the "dryads" (and the parallel "hideous soul of the forest"), the almost explicit fairy-tale structure (parallelling Theseus' life), buried treasure and necromancy (both surprisingly rare in Lovecraft), and the Georgian rip-roaring attitude exemplified by the drinking song.

    Kenneth Hite's Journal

  • As far as travel routes go, I've found many hot trails parallelling high ridge peaks.

    Gerald Almy's Guide to Scouting for Whitetail Deer

  • Now his spin brought him around to face it, and he saw it was parallelling his course.

    Badge of Infamy

  • It claims the price of a second-hand white van rose by 30 per cent over the past year, with the rise "parallelling an escalating resurgence in the British economy".

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • And yesterday, parallelling the Sun's condemnation of Brown for failing to bow his head at the Cenotaph, the Mirror published another editorial accusing Cameron of "exploiting the war dead" by having "a set of staged publicity photographs" taken of him looking grave and humble in the Westminster Abbey Garden of Remembrance.

    The Guardian World News


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