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zenith - point directly overhead in the sky; summit; acme; highest point
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
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
tremulous - trembling; wavering
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
metropolis - large city
marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
terrestrial - on or relating to the earth