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rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
complementary - serving to complete something
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
dissimulate - pretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
magistrate - official with power to administer the law
hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman