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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.
propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
bilk - swindle; cheat
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
benevolent - generous; charitable; having a wish to do good
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
discursive - (of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)
annotate - comment; make explanatory notes