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contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
fluster - confuse; make nervous and confused; N.
gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
analgesic - causing insensitivity to pain; N.
euphony - sweet sound; ADJ. euphonious
quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.