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concave - hollow; curved inwards; OP. convex
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
pauper - very poor person
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
episodic - (of a story or play) loosely connected; made up of separate and loosely connected parts; N. episode: incident in the course of an experience
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
conclusive - decisive; ending all debate
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly