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contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
abscission - cutting off; separation
solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
stumble - trip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
allure - entice; attract; tempt
glower - scowl; glare; look or stare angrily
hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition