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::: contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
::: exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
::: lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
::: perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
::: seasonal - of a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment
::: quaint - odd in an old-fashioned way; odd; old-fashioned; picturesque
::: nonentity - person of no importance; nonexistence
::: virtuoso - highly skilled artist (esp. in music); Ex. piano virtuoso
::: gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
::: bombastic - pompous; using inflated language