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vie - contend; compete
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
physiological - pertaining to the science of the function of living organisms; N. physiology
befuddle - confuse thoroughly
vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic