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contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
precipitant - something that causes a substance in a chemical solution to separate out in solid form; ħ
connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal