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bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
sanguinary - bloody; with much bloodshed
opportune - timely; well-chosen
convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
consonant - harmonious; in agreement; N.
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.