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::: contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
::: pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
::: materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
::: epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)
::: prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
::: resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
::: bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
::: belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
::: stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
::: vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment