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paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
rigid - hard and unbending; stiff and unyielding; fixed in behavior or views; strict; rigorous; Ex. rigid rule
frenzied - madly excited; N. frenzy: violent wild excitement
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
effeminate - having womanly traits
machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
carnal - fleshly; sensual; concerning the desires of the body
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
prowess - extraordinary ability; military bravery; Ex. prowess in battle