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contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
calligraphy - beautiful writing; excellent penmanship
enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
disengage - uncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage
regatta - boat or yacht race
homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
forthcoming - happening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.