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natation - swimming
diurnal - daily; occurring during the daytime
expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist