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contentious

Adj- likely to cause people to argue or disagree

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habiliments

N- clothes (often work related)

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synonyms of contentious

belligerent, quarrelsome

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other forms of contentious

continuously-adv contentiousness-n contention-n

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persevere

V-to continue to do something even thought it's difficult

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other forms of persevere

perseveringly-adv perseverance-n) perseverant-adj

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succinct

Adj- using few words, quickly and clear to the point

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synonym of succinct

concise

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other forms of succinct

succinctly-adv succinctness-n

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acquiescence

N-the act of accepting something without arguing ("going along with something")

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antanyms for acquiescence

contest, protest

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aggregation

N- collection, total, group

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other forms of acquiescence

acquiese-v acquiescently-adv aquiescent-adj

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other forms of aggregation

aggregate-n aggregational-adj

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elucidate

V-to make something clearer or easier to understand

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other forms of elucidate

lucid-adj elucidation-n elucidative-adj elucidator-n

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connivance

N-the act of secretly helping someone do something dishonest/illegal

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other forms of connivance

connive-v conniver-n

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litigant

N-a person who is involved in a law suit

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corroborate

V-to support/help prove by providing evidence

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other forms of corroborate

corroborative-adj corroboration-n corroborator-n corroboratory-n

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glean

V- to gather collect (slowly)

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other forms of glean

gleenmable-adj gleaner-n

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acrimonious

Adj-angry, bitter, nasty

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synonym of acrimonious

caustic

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mollify

V-to make someone less angry

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other forms of acrimonious

acrimoniously-adv acrimoniousness-n

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synonym for mollify

mitigate

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other forms of mollify

mollification

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volition

N- the power to make a choice or decision

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other forms of volition

volitional-adj

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temerity

N- boldness

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synonym for temerity

audacity-n

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other forms of temerity

temerarious-adj temereriosly-adv temerariousmes-n

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feral

Adj- wild, savage (animal like trait)

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sordid

Adj- very bad or dishonest

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other forms of sordid

sordidly-adv sordidness-n

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pinion

N- something that bind,connects (paper clip)

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stolid

Adj- unemotional, but you might still care

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synonym and antonym of stalid

syn: stoic ant: zealous

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other forms of stolid

stolidify-n stolidly-adv