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contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
indict - charge; N. indictment
convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
capricious - unpredictable; fickle
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
impenitent - not repentant