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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.
::: belittle - disparage; depreciate
::: saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
::: reprisal - retaliation
::: coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
::: denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
::: patois - local or provincial dialect
::: smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
::: austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
::: deluge - flood; rush; V.