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contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
compendium - brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
exculpate - clear from blame or guilt
stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
misgivings - doubts