[par-uh-lel-ist, -luh-list]
a person who seeks or makes a comparison.
an adherent of the metaphysical doctrine of parallelism.

1785–95; parallel + -ist Unabridged
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parallelism (ˈpærəlɛˌlɪzəm)
1.  the state of being parallel
2.  grammar the repetition of a syntactic construction in successive sentences for rhetorical effect
3.  philosophy interactionism Compare occasionalism the dualistic doctrine that mental and physical processes are regularly correlated but are not causally connected, so that, for example, pain always accompanies, but is not caused by, a pin-prick
n, —adj

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Example sentences for parallelist
This parallelist view does not fit with the observable anatomy.
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