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paucity - scarcity; dearth
expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
indifferent - unmoved or unconcerned by; having no interest in; mediocre; neither good nor bad
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
correlate - either of the correlated things; V.
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
exult - rejoice
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
prowess - extraordinary ability; military bravery; Ex. prowess in battle
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition