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contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
mellifluous - (of words or a voice) sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious; having a pleasant tune
doggerel - poor verse
torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
bifurcated - divided into two branches; forked
rankle - irritate; fester; annoy
enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
ceremonious - marked by formality; extremely formal and polite; CF. ceremony: conventional social courtesy
viper - poisonous snake
blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished