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scrappy - quarrelsome
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
gaffe - social blunder
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
compost - mixture of decaying organic matter used as fertilizer; V: put or make compost
microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society