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contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
stipple - paint or draw with dots or short strokes
unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
belittle - disparage; depreciate
imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
adroit - skillful (in using mind or hand)
champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
moodiness - fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: state of mind or emotion
appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal