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flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
benevolent - generous; charitable; having a wish to do good
vituperative - abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
deducible - derived by reasoning; V. deduce: infer; derive by reasoning