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::: seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
::: beneficent - kindly; doing good
::: contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
::: drastic - strong; violent and severe; Ex. drastic changes/measures
::: affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
::: ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
::: consolidation - unification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen
::: sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
::: abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
::: repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive