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vying - contending; CF. vie
expiate - make amends for (a sin)
excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
disparity - difference; condition of inequality; OP. parity
arbitrary - unreasonable or capricious; random; tyrannical; Ex. arbitrary ruler
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
labile - likely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability
cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests