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controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
heterogeneous - dissimilar; mixed; not homogeneous; consisting of dissimilar elements or plants
genealogy - record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry
freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
partial - incomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something
analgesic - causing insensitivity to pain; N.
rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention