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contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
incoherent - unintelligible; muddled; unable to express one's thoughts in an orderly manner; illogical; lacking cohesion; not coherent
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
azure - sky blue
progeny - children; offspring; descendants
fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
feature - distinctive part of the faces (as the eyes or mouth); features: overall appearance of the face; prominent or distinctive quality; prominent article; film; V: make prominent
subaltern - subordinate